One more death recorded in South Holland

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in South Holland.

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in South Holland.

The dashboard shows 257 people had died in the area by April 5 (Tuesday) – up from 256 on Monday.

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It means there have been two deaths in the past week, which is an increase on none the previous week.

They were among 13,195 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 Holland.

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

A total of 144,065 deaths were recorded throughout England by April 5 (Tuesday) – up from 143,752 the day before.