Lancashire coronavirus NHS death figures for Monday, June 8
Written by Skywave Radio News on June 8, 2020
Further coronavirus deaths have been recorded at Lancashire hospital trusts, according to today’s NHS figures.
All four deaths were recorded at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals. One was recorded on May 20, one on June 5 and two on June 6.
No deaths were recorded at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, which manages Preston and Chorley, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust or Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.
It brings the Lancashire hospitals death toll to 914.
The figures which are released each day often include previously uncounted deaths that took place several days or even weeks ago.
This is because of the time it takes for deaths to be confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19, for post-mortem examinations to be processed, and for data from the tests to be validated.
There were 59 deaths in England as a whole, including 14 in the North West.
The UK currently has the second highest Covid-19 death toll in the world after the US with over 50,000 people dying from confirmed or suspected cases of the disease in all settings.
An NHS England spokesperson said: “A further 59 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 27,490.
“Patients were aged between 34 and 100 years old. Three patients (aged between 54 and 68) had known underlying health conditions. Their families have been informed.
“No deaths in London hospitals are being reported today. However, a small number of deaths occurred, which will be announced in coming days.”
On June 8, the total figures for coronavirus related deaths at Lancshire hospitals currently stand at:
Blackpool teaching Hospitals NHS Trust – 200
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 219
University Hospitals Of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust – 164
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust – 190
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust – 141
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