Coronavirus cases and deaths rise again in Derbyshire and Staffordshire


Eleven other cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Derbyshire in the past 24 hours, according to figures released today (13 June) by Public Health England.Data from NHS England show that the number of deaths across the county also increased by one over the same period.

Nationally, there are 294,375 laboratory-confirmed patients and 41,662 people have now died after testing positive for Covide-19.

This represents an increase of 1,425 and 181 respectively.

In Derby itself, the total number of cases now stands at 608, two more than yesterday (12 June).

While in the wider county, the total is 1,762 – up nine from yesterday.

In Staffordshire, seven other cases were reported, up to a total of 2,321.

In the past 24 hours, NHS England has recorded another coronavirus-related death in the county.

At Derby and Burton University Hospitals, 491 people have died since the beginning of the pandemic.

At the Royal Hospital in Chesterfield, the total number of deaths is still 129 after no other deaths have been recorded.


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