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Covid-19: Two more care home deaths recorded in Cornwall

Covid-19: Two more care home deaths recorded in Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 12:20pm 9th June 2020.

Written by Daniel Clark, Local Democracy Reporter, and Sarah Yeoman

11 deaths relating to coronavirus were registered across Cornwall and Devon, according to the latest week's figures from the Office of National Statistics.

The figures, published today, relate to all deaths that occurred between May 23rd and May 29th but were registered up to June 6th.

Across the whole of Devon and Cornwall there were only 11 deaths in which Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate were registered in that time period, down from 15 in the previous seven days.

Five deaths were registered in Cornwall, with three in Plymouth, two in Torbay, and one in Mid Devon. East Devon, Exeter, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, West Devon and the Isles of Scilly saw no deaths registered.

The Isles of Scilly has still yet to see a Covid-19 related death and Exeter, the South Hams and West Devon have now gone two weeks without a death.

Previous weeks have seen 15, 38, 44, 69, 83, 106, 87, 60, 16, and nine deaths registered.

Six of the deaths occurred in hospitals with five in a care home, and none in any other setting.

Of the five care home deaths, two occurred in Plymouth and Cornwall, with one in Torbay.

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In total, 539 deaths from coronavirus have been registered across Devon and Cornwall, with 286 in hospitals, 212 in care homes, 40 at home, and one in a hospice.

Of the deaths, 198 have been registered in Cornwall, 82 in Plymouth, 57 in Torbay, 44 in East Devon, 38 in Exeter, 32 in Teignbridge, 26 in North Devon, 19 in Torridge, 16 in Mid Devon and West Devon, 12 in the South Hams, and one in the Isles of Scilly.

Tables below show the overall figures for deaths and the week by week breakdown. Some tables have changed from last week due to deaths having occurred but not having been registered by the publication of the dataset.

TOTAL DEATHS FROM COVID-19 IN 2020

  Place of death          
Area name Home Hospital Care home Hospice Elsewhere Total
Plymouth 3 49 29 1 0 82
Torbay 5 24 28 0 0 57
Cornwall 18 115 65 0 0 198
Isles of Scilly 0 0 0 0 0 0
East Devon 2 15 27 0 0 44
Exeter 2 15 21 0 0 38
Mid Devon 2 12 2 0 0 16
North Devon 2 14 10 0 0 26
South Hams 0 10 2 0 0 12
Teignbridge 0 17 15 0 0 32
Torridge 2 9 8 0 0 19
West Devon 4 6 5 0 0 15
Total 40 286 212 1 0 539

 

WEEK 22 (week ending May 29)

  Place of death          
Area name Home Hospital Care home Hospice Elsewhere Total
Plymouth 0 1 2 0 0 3
Torbay 0 1 1 0 0 2
Cornwall 0 3 2 0 0 5
Isles of Scilly 0 0 0 0 0 0
East Devon 0 0 0 0 0 0
Exeter 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mid Devon 0 1 0 0 0 1
North Devon 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Hams 0 0 0 0 0 0
Teignbridge 0 0 0 0 0 0
Torridge 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Devon 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 6 5 0 0 11

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