One new coronavirus death at Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust

One new coronavirus death has been recorded at Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust in the latest 24-hour period, the latest official figures show.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 3:20 pm

NHS England figures show 564 people had died in hospital at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as of 5pm on Thursday (April 29).

That was an increase of one compared to Wednesday, when there were 563.

It means there have been two deaths in the past week. The previous week there were no new deaths recorded.

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One new coronavirus death has been recorded at Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust in the latest 24-hour period, the latest official figures show.

The victims were among 17,990 deaths recorded across the Midlands, which is the worst affected of England's seven NHS regions.

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

This means some of the deaths that were first recorded in the latest period may actually have taken place days earlier.

Only deaths that occur in hospitals where the patient has tested positive for Covid-19 are recorded, with deaths in the community excluded, such as those in care homes.

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