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Coronavirus: Surrey hospital trust deaths rise to 1,106 after increase of one

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Coronavirus: Surrey hospital trust deaths rise to 1,106 after increase of one

Published by the Eagle Radio News Team at 2:56pm 29th May 2020.

It has been confirmed that one further patient being treated at NHS trusts with hospitals in Surrey have died after testing positive for COVID-19.

Confirmed deaths relating to coronavirus at the trusts with hospitals in the county now stand at 1,106.

It is not clear exactly how many of those deaths have been in Surrey, as some of the trusts also have other sites based outside of the county. NHS England only publishes figures for deaths by hospital trust.

Across England 149 more people have died in hospital after contracting the virus, bringing the total to 26,383.

In a statement NHS England said:

"A further 149 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 26,383.

"Patients were aged between 35 and 101 years old.

"11 of the 149 patients (aged 70 and 95) had no known underlying health condition.

"Their families have been informed."

Figures for those having recovered from coronavirus in the UK have not been made available.

In our area Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals recorded one new virus related death.

There were no new COVID-19 related deaths at the Royal Surrey, Frimley Park, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals or East Surrey Hospital.

The totals for NHS trusts with hospitals in Surrey are as follows:

  • Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 170
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust*: 260
  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust*: 338
  • Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 94
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust: 241
  • Nuffield Health, Woking: 1
  • Central Surrey Health (Woking Community Hospital): 1
  • BMI Healthcare Mount Alvernia, Guildford: 1

*Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust also operates St Helier Hospital in Sutton, while Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust also runs Wexham Park Hospital in Slough and Heatherwood Hospital in Ascot.