Two more deaths recorded in West Lindsey

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in West Lindsey.

A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.
A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in West Lindsey.

The dashboard shows 251 people had died in the area by April 13 (Wednesday) – up from 249 on Tuesday.

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Due to a delay in receiving data from one source, the number of deaths recorded across England on April 13 includes any which should have been reported on Tuesday.

It means there have been six deaths in the past week.

They were among 13,574 deaths recorded across the East Midlands.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in West Lindsey.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

A total of 148,695 deaths were recorded throughout England by April 13 (Wednesday) – up from 148,080 on Tuesday.