Nine more deaths recorded in South Kesteven

There were nine more coronavirus deaths recorded over the last week in South Kesteven.

File photo dated 21/12/2021 of a nurse puts on PPE in a ward for Covid patients at King's College Hospital, in south east London. The Government has been told to "get a grip" of personal protective equipment (PPE) stocks and contracts, as it was disclosed more than half of suppliers who provided items through the VIP fast-track lane provided stock that was not suitable for use on the front line. Issue date: Wednesday March 30, 2022.
File photo dated 21/12/2021 of a nurse puts on PPE in a ward for Covid patients at King's College Hospital, in south east London. The Government has been told to "get a grip" of personal protective equipment (PPE) stocks and contracts, as it was disclosed more than half of suppliers who provided items through the VIP fast-track lane provided stock that was not suitable for use on the front line. Issue date: Wednesday March 30, 2022.

There were nine more coronavirus deaths recorded over the last week in South Kesteven.

A total of 369 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on July 13 (Wednesday) – up from 360 a week previously.

They were among 14,437 deaths recorded across the East Midlands.

The UK Health Security Agency is now reporting the latest coronavirus statistics weekly – in line with typical schedules for other respiratory infections as a part of the Government's Living with Covid strategy.

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

A total of 158,188 deaths were recorded throughout England by July 13 (Wednesday) – up from 157,338 last week.