One more coronavirus death recorded in Surrey as eight areas report new cases

A further 26 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Surrey in the past 24 hours – and one more person has died – according to government figures released on Tuesday afternoon (September 15).

This means the total number of cases across the county now stands at 5,550.

All but three areas recorded additional infections overnight, against a backdrop of residents across the county struggling to book a test of any kind.

The majority of the new cases were in Runnymede and Spelthorne, with both areas recording a further eight infections.

It comes as analysis shows the number of coronavirus cases in Spelthorne has more than quadrupled in three weeks, bringing the infection rate to 40 per 100,000 people.

There were also further cases recorded in Guildford, Mole Valley, Tandridge, Waverley, Woking and Surrey Heath.

The new coronavirus death was reported by Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust – with the total for in trusts operating in and around Surrey now standing at 1,201 since the start of the pandemic.

The data also shows the UK-wide total number of cases has increased by 3,105 in the last 24 hours, rising to 374,228.

A further 27 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 41,664.

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Breakdown of cases per Surrey district and borough

  • Elmbridge: 555 ( no change )
  • Epsom and Ewell: 385 ( no change )
  • Guildford: 647 ( increase of two )
  • Mole Valley: 376 (increase of one )
  • Reigate and Banstead: 874 ( no change )
  • Runnymede: 401 ( increase of eight )
  • Spelthorne: 452 (increase of eight)
  • Surrey Heath: 488 ( increase of one )
  • Tandridge: 375 (increase of one )
  • Waverley: 553 ( increase of three)
  • Woking: 443 ( increase of two )

Breakdown of deaths recorded per trust operating in Surrey

  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust – 366 ( increase of one )
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust – 277
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust – 260
  • Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust – 190
  • 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

Almost nine in 10 pupils have attended schools in England since their full reopening this month, Government figures show.

Around 92% of state schools were fully open on Thursday September 10, and approximately 88% of students were back in class on the same day, the Department for Education (DfE) analysis suggests.

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