All areas across Bristol region record rise in coronavirus cases

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All four areas across the Bristol region have recorded a rise of coronavirus cases today (Tuesday, September 15).

The Government’s latest figures show Bristol has 1,656 following an increase of six.

In South Gloucestershire, two more were confirmed, the district now has 913.

And Bath and North East Somerset recorded a further case, the total there is 459.

Nationally, 3,105 new people were diagnosed with the virus today, bringing the nation’s total to 374,228.

Covid hospital deaths

Neither of Bristol’s hospital trusts have recorded a new death over the past 24 hours, where deaths remain at 271.

Southmead Hospital reported a coronavirus-related death on Tuesday, August 25, which was the first hospital in the city for two months.

UK-wide, 27 further Covid-related hospital deaths were recorded today.

The UK’s total death toll now stands at 41,664.

Deaths in the community

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics today show the number of coronavirus deaths in the city rose by one in the most recent week.

In the week ending September 4, there was one coronavirus-related death in Bristol. There were no deaths the week before.

The figures are based on the number of deaths registered up to September 12, where Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate.

Overall, there have been 254 deaths across our area involving Covid-19 between the start of the outbreak and September 4.

Of those deaths, 114 took place in hospital, with 122 in care homes.

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