Surrey coronavirus cases rise by more than 570 overnight before Level 3 announcement


Six more people have died from the coronavirus in Surrey, with the latest figures showing a massive increase of 577 new cases.
The new deaths linked to Covid-19 have been recorded in three different hospital trusts operating in the county and bring the death toll here to 1,529 as of Thursday, December 17.

In terms of cases, the largest increase was recorded in Reigate and Banstead, where there were 105 additional positive tests.

There are 77 new cases in Spelthorne, followed by Runnymede and Tandridge, both with 54, according to data from Public Health England.

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The news comes as all parts of the county except Waverley will be below Level 3 from 12:01 p.m. on Saturday, December 19.

The government said an additional 532 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing the UK total to 66,052.

Separate figures released by UK statistical agencies for deaths for which Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, as well as additional data on deaths in recent days, show there have now been 82,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

The government said as of 9 a.m. on Thursday there had been 35,383 more laboratory-confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the UK.

This includes the 11,000 positive cases in Wales which were not recorded in official figures between 9 and 15 December due to maintenance work on Public Health Wales’ computer systems at the end of last week.

This brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,948,660.

Distribution of cases by district and borough of Surrey

  • Elmbridge: 2 472 (increase of 40)
  • Epsom and Ewell: 1 709 (increase of 44)
  • Guildford: 2 654 (increase of 50)
  • Mole Valley: 1,596 (increase of 47)
  • Reigate et Banstead: 2732 (increase of 105)
  • Runnymede: 2 241 (increase of 54)
  • Spelthorne: 2 312 (increase of 77)
  • Surrey Heath: 1 816 (increase of 44)
  • Tandridge: 1 646 (increase of 54)
  • Waverley: 2 008 (increase of 12)
  • Woking: 2 221 (increase of 50)

Distribution of registered deaths by trust operating in Surrey

  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust – 475 ( increase of four )
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust – 361 ( increase of one )
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust – 307 (aucun changement)
  • Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust – 244 (sans changement)
  • Trust Royal Surrey NHS Foundation – 132 ( increase of one )
  • Woking Community Hospital – one (no change)
  • Nuffield Health, Woking – one (no change)
  • Mount Alvernia, Guildford – two (no change)
  • Walton Community Hospital – four (no change)
  • St Magnus to Haslemere – two (no change)

Meanwhile, more than two-thirds of England’s population will be living under Level 3 restrictions from Saturday amid growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus as Christmas approaches.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has put large parts of the south and east of England first and dashed hopes in the northern regions of an easing of restrictions.

Over Christmas, Matt Hancock told the Commons: ‘I understand the need for caution, I understand that from my colleagues in the NHS and others, but I also understand that people want to see their children, who want to see their children. loved ones, and Christmas is an important time of the year. We have to find a balance. ”


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