Five more deaths recorded in North East Lincolnshire

There were five more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in North East Lincolnshire.

There were five more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in North East Lincolnshire.

The dashboard shows 417 people had died in the area by May 5 (Thursday) – up from 412 on Wednesday.

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They were among 15,665 deaths recorded across Yorkshire and The Humber.

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

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

A total of 153,021 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 5 (Thursday) – up from 152,628 on Wednesday.

Deaths reported today for England include a backlog that weren't reported on May 4 due to a technical issue.