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Confirmed coronavirus cases top 200 in Cornwall

Confirmed coronavirus cases top 200 in Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:10am 9th April 2020. (Updated at 7:34am 9th April 2020)

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Cornwall has topped 200.

Official data from Public Health England shows that as of Wednesday the figure had risen to 224.

Meantime the death toll in the Duchy now stands at 30, after another two deaths were confirmed here yesterday.

Another 938 coronavirus patients have died in UK hospitals, taking the total across the UK to 7,097.

The Department of Health said as of 9am on Wednesday, 232,708 people have been tested, of which 60,733 tested positive.

Overall, 282,074 tests have been carried out, with 14,682 tests on Tuesday alone.

In England, there have been 828 more deaths, with the total now 6,483.

The latest figures, released by NHS England, count newly-confirmed deaths of hospital patients who have Covid-19, reported up until 5pm on Tuesday.

Patients were aged between 22 and 103, and 46 (aged 35 to 96) had no known underlying health condition.

The highest number of coronavirus fatalities came in London, with 201, followed by 171 in the Midlands, where a temporary mortuary is nearing completion at Birmingham Airport.

Also reporting three figures were the North West with 128 the South East with 120, and the North East with 101.

There were 70 deaths recorded in the East of England and 37 in the South West.

It is the largest overall increase reported by NHS England so far.

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