One more death recorded in South Kesteven

There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the weekend in South Kesteven.

There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the weekend in South Kesteven.

A total of 359 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on June 13 (Monday) – up from 358 on Friday.

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They were among 14,224 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 South Kesteven.

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

Figures reported on a Monday are likely to be lower as a result of a lag in reporting deaths over the weekend.

A total of 155,934 deaths were recorded throughout England by June 13 (Monday) – up from 155,877 on Friday.

The end of free tests in England means the reported number of coronavirus cases in the UK is likely to be an underestimate.

However, the Office for National Statistics estimates that 990,000 people had Covid-19 in the week ending June 2.