Wealden Covid-19 death toll rises again

Wealden deaths from Covid-19 have passed the 150 mark since the pandemic began.

Latest weekly figures released yesterday (December 30) show there have been nine more deaths since we last reported the data on December 22.

Five people died in hospital and four in care homes.

Death certificate

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) data includes deaths up to December 18 but registered up to December 26.

Figures are based on any mention of Covid-19 on the death certificate.

In the previous seven-day period there were five Covid-19 deaths.

The overall total since the pandemic began now stands at 156 – 25 of which have occurred since mid November.

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