Two more deaths recorded in South Holland

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded over the weekend in South Holland.

A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.
A Coronavirus testing centre in Dalston, east London. There were a further 6,042 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, taking the overall number to 429,277. A further 34 deaths were recorded.

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded over the weekend in South Holland.

The dashboard shows 272 people had died in the area by April 11 (Monday) – up from 270 on Friday.

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They were among 13,483 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 on a Monday are likely to be lower as a result of a lag in reporting deaths over the weekend.

A total of 147,840 deaths were recorded throughout England by April 11 (Monday) – up from 147,494 on Friday.