Less then 1k new Covid cases recorded in Bristol but two new deaths confirmed

Less than a thousand new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Bristol today (Tuesday, March 1) as cases continue to fall across the region and the country.

A total of 862 new Covid cases were confirmed in the Bristol region today, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 327,772.

Sadly, two further deaths within 28 days of a positive Covid test were also recorded in the region today, bringing the total since the pandemic began to 1,817.

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Nationally, cases continue to fall in every region. Over the last seven days, a total of 231,873 cases were recorded, which is a drop of 23.7 per cent over the same period.

There have been 741 deaths in the UK within 28 days of a positive test over the past week, which is a fall of 24.1 per cent over the same period. The number of patients admitted to hospital follows a similar trend – 7,709 people have been admitted to hospital with Covid in the past week, which is a drop of 8.7 per cent.

Meanwhile, NHS bosses are to start paying the relatives of people who are stuck in hospital up to £1,200 a month to help with the costs of looking after them at home. The grant scheme was announced by Healthier Together, the umbrella NHS organisation which includes both NHS hospital trusts in Bristol and Weston, GP surgeries and health centres in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. For more details, click here

The number of positive test results in each area of the Bristol region since the pandemic began is recorded below, with new positive test results recorded in brackets:

  • Bath and North East Somerset: 50,055 (+139)

  • Bristol: 142,470 (+342)

  • North Somerset: 54,659 (+168)
  • South Gloucestershire: 80,588 (+213)

The number of deaths recorded in each area of Bristol since the beginning of the pandemic is as follows, with new deaths within 28 days of a positive test in brackets (up to Friday, February 25):

  • Bath and North East Somerset: 289 (-)

  • Bristol: 667 (-)
  • North Somerset: 416 (+2)
  • South Gloucestershire: 445 (-)

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