Huge rise in Surrey coronavirus cases in 24 hours as two more deaths reported

Two more coronavirus-related deaths have been reported at Surrey NHS trusts – as the county recorded another 466 cases in 24 hours.

The latest fatalities were reported at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust and Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust.

Reigate and Banstead recorded the most new cases with 58, followed by Guildford with 57.

There have now been 14,359 infections in Surrey since the start of the pandemic.

Across the UK, a further 33,470 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus have been recorded overnight.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,290,195.

Breakdown of cases per Surrey district and borough

  • Elmbridge: 1,687 (increase of 49)
  • Epsom and Ewell: 1,003 (increase of 42)
  • Guildford: 1,705 (increase of 57)
  • Mole Valley: 1,093 (increase of 33)
  • Reigate and Banstead: 1,752 (increase of 58)
  • Runnymede: 1,119 (increase of 38)
  • Spelthorne: 1,307 (increase of 48)
  • Surrey Heath: 1,079 (increase of 28)
  • Tandridge: 917 (increase of 37)
  • Waverley: 1,486 (increase of 41)
  • Woking: 1,211 (increase of 35)

Breakdown of deaths recorded per trust operating in Surrey

  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust – 410 (no change)
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust – 306 (increase of one)
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust – 263 (no change)
  • Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust – 202 (increase of one)
  • Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust – 109 (no change)
  • 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 in Haslemere – two (no change)

The Government said a further 563 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Thursday. This brings the UK total to 50,928.

Covid-19 case rates in England are rising for all age groups, according to the latest weekly surveillance report from Public Health England.

The highest rate continues to be among 20 to 29 year-olds, which stood at 358.9 cases per 100,000 people in the week to November 8, up from 347.1 in the previous week.

Among 30 to 39 year-olds the rate rose from 301.0 to 314.3, and for 40 to 49 year-olds it rose from 289.6 to 294.1.

Looking at older age groups, the rate climbed from 129.0 to 135.0 for those aged 70 to 79, and from 192.4 to 217.1 for those aged 80 and over.

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