One more coronavirus death in Surrey as cases rise in every area of county in last 24 hours

Another 43 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Surrey – and one more person has died, according to the latest figures.

The total number of cases across the county now stands at 5,743.

The latest data from Public Health England today (September 23) also shows the total number of UK cases has increased by 6,178 in the last 24 hours – the higghest daily total since May 1. 

The total number of cases confirmed since the start of the pandemic is 409,729.

A further 37 deaths have been recorded from people who have tested positive for Covid-19 within the last 28 days. The UK death toll now stands at 41,862.

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Breakdown of cases per Surrey district and borough

  • Elmbridge: 577 ( increase of four )
  • Epsom and Ewell: 402 ( increase of one )
  • Guildford: 667 ( increase of six )
  • Mole Valley: 383 ( increase of two )
  • Reigate and Banstead: 900 ( increase of eight )
  • Runnymede: 424 ( increase of seven )
  • Spelthorne: 464 ( increase of two )
  • Surrey Heath: 506 (increase of three)
  • Tandridge: 390 ( increase of one )
  • Waverley: 569 ( increase of five )
  • Woking: 461 ( increase of four )

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The new coronavirus deaths was reported by Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust and occurred on September 17, figures from NHS England show.

Breakdown of deaths recorded per trust operating in Surrey

  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust – 368 
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust – 277
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust – 260
  • Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust – 192 (increase of one)
  • Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust – 98
  • Woking Community Hospital – one
  • Nuffield Health, Woking – one
  • Mount Alvernia, Guildford – two
  • Walton Community Hospital – four
  • St Magnus in Haslemere – two

It is worth noting that some of these trusts operate sites outside of Surrey.

Meanwhile, Downing Street has dismissed Dominic Raab’s suggestion that customers at cafes and fast-food chains would need to be served at tables after it caused confusion in the hospitality sector.

The Foreign Secretary’s comment that premises such as McDonald’s would need table service under new coronavirus rules prompted a backlash from cafe owners who said the rule could ruin their businesses.

But later in the day Number 10 said the rule only applies to restaurants selling alcohol.

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