Three more Surrey coronavirus deaths as new area-by-area breakdown of cases released

Three more coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in Surrey.

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust has recorded two deaths in the latest daily statistics, while Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust has reported one new death.

The reports take the Covid death toll in Surrey since the pandemic arrived to 1,138.

In addition, public health officials have revealed that in the last 24 hours a further 187 virus cases have been recorded across Surrey.

The highest increases were in Guildford and in Epsom and Ewell, which both had 25 new cases.

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Breakdown of cases per Surrey district and borough

  • Elmbridge: 1,708 (increase of 17)
  • Epsom and Ewell: 1,100 (increase of 25)
  • Guildford: 1,832 (increase of 25)
  • Mole Valley: 1,127 (increase of 14)
  • Reigate and Banstead: 1,855 (increase of 24)
  • Runnymede: 1,371 (increase of 13)
  • Spelthorne: 1,477 (increase of 19)
  • Surrey Heath: 1,122 (increase of 11)
  • Tandridge: 984 (increase of 19)
  • Waverley: 1,473 (increase of 8)
  • Woking: 1,275 (increase of 12)

Breakdown of deaths recorded per trust operating in Surrey

  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust – 423 (increase of two)
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust – 314 (increase of one)
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust – 273 (no change)
  • Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust – 207 (no change)
  • Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust – 111 (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)

It comes after it emerged that in the week ending November 6, 17 people died Covid-19-related deaths across Surrey.

That compares to 11 the week before, and five the week before that.

The numbers for the week ending November 6 include 16 deaths in hospitals, a rise from nine a week before.

Today, it emerged that a further 529 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 53,274.

The Government also said that, as of 9am on Wednesday, there had been a further 19,609 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,430,341.

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 68,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants families to be able to spend Christmas together, Downing Street has said.

The Prime Minister’s official spokesman told a Westminster briefing: “I think the PM has been clear in his desire to try and allow families to have Christmas together.

“We accept it won’t be a normal Christmas but as I say the PM has been clear in his desire for families to be able to see each other.

“I think the point I would make is we are taking the tougher measures now to drive down the level of transmission, to drive down the number of patients admitted to hospital and then ultimately, those who end up on ICU and sadly die.

“We are taking these tougher measures now so that, as I say, the PM has given his clear intent to allow families to spend Christmas together.”

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