One more death recorded in North Kesteven

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in North Kesteven.

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in North Kesteven.

A total of 283 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on May 12 (Thursday) – up from 282 on Wednesday.

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They were among 14,044 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 North Kesteven.

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

A total of 154,004 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 12 (Thursday) – up from 153,876 on Wednesday.