Three more deaths recorded in South Holland

There were three more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest five-day period in South Holland.

There were three more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest five-day period in South Holland.

The dashboard shows 279 people had died in the area by April 19 (Tuesday) – up from 276 on Thursday, the last working day before the Easter bank holiday.

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They were among 13,637 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.

Figures reported today are likely to lower as a result of a lag in reporting deaths over the bank holiday.

A total of 149,401 deaths were recorded throughout England by April 19 (Tuesday) – up from 148,990 on Thursday, the final working day before the bank holiday.