Two more deaths recorded in West Lindsey

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

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

A total of 274 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on May 18 (Wednesday) – up from 272 on Tuesday.

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They were among 14,104 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 154,576 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 18 (Wednesday) – up from 154,454 on Tuesday.