Surrey coronavirus cases soar by more than 800 as another 14 deaths recorded

There have been 825 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded across Surrey in the last 24 hours, according to figures released on Monday (December 28).

The largest number of new cases was recorded in Reigate and Banstead with 116, followed by Guildford with 106 and 81 in Tandridge.

Latest NHS England data reveals another 14 new Covid-19 related deaths – six at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, seven at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and one at Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust.

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Breakdown of cases per Surrey district and borough (increase shown is from the last 24 hours)

  • Elmbridge: 3,510 (increase of 79)
  • Epsom and Ewell: 2,406 (increase of 70)
  • Guildford: 3,543 (increase of 106)
  • Mole Valley: 2,080 (increase of 77)
  • Reigate and Banstead: 3,755 (increase of 116)
  • Runnymede: 2,805 (increase of 34)
  • Spelthorne: 3,210 (increase of 69)
  • Surrey Heath: 2,432 (increase of 64)
  • Tandridge: 2,341 (increase of 81)
  • Waverley: 2,643 (increase of 75)
  • Woking : 3,044 (increase of 54)

A further 357 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Monday, bringing the UK total to 71,109.

In the last 24 hours, 41,385 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, bringing the total number of cases in the UK to 2,329,730.

Breakdown of deaths recorded per trust operating in Surrey

  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust – 522 ( increase of six )
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust – 403 (no change)
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust – 335 ( increase of seven )
  • Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust – 257 (no change)
  • Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust – 150 ( increase of one )
  • 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)

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 87,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

The figures for deaths and cases are likely to be higher as Scotland is not releasing death data between December 24 and 28, and Northern Ireland is not providing either case or death data over the same period.

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