Over 90 COVID-19 related deaths recorded in Lancashire in one week

A total of 1,821 people have now died in hospital in Lancashire after contracting Covid-19.

By Sean Gleaves
Tuesday, 15th December 2020, 4:24 pm

The latest figures from NHS England show 94 COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in Lancashire from Monday, December 7 to Monday, December 14.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recorded 13 fatalities, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust recorded 37, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recorded 23 and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust recorded 21.

The statistics include patients who died in hospital - but not other places, such as care homes.

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How many people have died in Lancashire?

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 483

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust - 542

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 450

The latest figures from NHS England.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust* - 346

* Note: As well as the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, this trust also runs two hospitals outside Lancashire - Furness General Hospital, in Barrow, and Westmorland General Hospital, in Kendal - so it is not possible to say how many of the deaths were in Lancashire.

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