CORONAVIRUS: First death in Lincolnshire hospitals for 22 days is recorded

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has confirmed its first COVID-19 related death in 22 days — the second this week in Greater Lincolnshire.

Latest Covid-19 figures

NHS statistics published on Thursday show the death registered on September 22, bringing ULHT’s toll to 145.

It follow another death at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Trust, which happened on September 21 and was reported on Tuesday.

There were 46 new cases of coronavirus in Greater Lincolnshire yesterday, pushing the tally above 500 for the month.

Government data showed cases of COVID-19 in Lincolnshire increased by 25, with 10 new cases in North Lincolnshire, and 11 in North East Lincolnshire.

It means there have been 541 cases of coronavirus in Greater Lincolnshire so far in September.

Nationally, cases increased by 6,634 to 416,363, while deaths increased by 40 to 41,902.

Latest coronavirus data for Greater Lincolnshire (Thursday figures)

4,313 cases (up 46)

3,116 in Lincolnshire (up 25)

895 in North Lincolnshire (up 10)

302 in North East Lincolnshire (up 11)

392 deaths (no change)

268 from Lincolnshire (up one)

89 from North Lincolnshire (no change)

35 from North East Lincolnshire (no change)

of which 270 hospital deaths (up one)

145 at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (up one)

4 at Lincolnshire Community Health Service hospitals (no change)

1 at Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (no change)

120 in Northern Lincolnshire (NLAG) (no change)

416,363 UK cases, 41,902 deaths

Daniel Jaines , Local Democracy Reporting Service