No new COVID-19 hospital deaths on Friday

There have been no new coronavirus-related deaths reported across Greater Lincolnshire hospitals on July 2.

NHS statistics for Thursday show figures for all hospital trusts as follows:

  • 141 at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (no change)
  • 3 at Lincolnshire Community Health Service hospitals (no change)
  • 1 at Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (no change)
  • 118 in Northern Lincolnshire and Goole (no change)

The total for Greater Lincolnshire hospital deaths is now is now 263.

So far this week there have been three additional deaths involving COVID-19 reported in Lincolnshire’s hospitals, with NLAG seeing new cases on June 29 and July 2 – the latter date also saw ULHT record a new death.

Nationally, a further 38 people, who tested positive for the coronavirus have died in hospitals in England on Friday, bringing the total to 28,832.

The Office for National Statistics today also revealed the latest death toll for care homes across Lincolnshire.

There have now been 173 deaths in the sector across the three Greater Lincolnshire authorities – meaning the overall death toll across hospitals and the care sector is 436.

Updated case numbers will be released later today, however, yesterday’s release of previously unreported pillar two cases – those from testing sites such as the Lincolnshire Showground, the mobile units and home testing – the number of cases in Lincolnshire jumped to 2,410 – up from 1,158 the day before.

North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire numbers also increased to 715 and 203 respectively.

It means the total for the Greater Lincolnshire is now 3,328.

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