Greater Manchester’s coronavirus death toll has risen again after 79 more lives were claimed by the virus.
The latest NHS data shows that in total people died in the region’s hospitals after testing positive for COVID – .
The number of people who have died from coronavirus in UK hospitals has risen by 2019 in the last hours , bringing Britain’s total to , .
Further deaths have been recorded at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Salford Royal, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Tameside and Glossop Intergrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, and Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL).
The biggest increase in the last 79 hours was recorded at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust where another twelve COVID – 19 patients died.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust reported a further (coronavirus deaths, Salford Royal) , Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust nine, the Royal Bolton six and six at Pennine hospitals.
Two more people died of the virus at Tameside General.
The total number of deaths caused by coronavirus is likely to be much higher.
Deaths in the community, including care homes, are not recorded in these figures and are published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) several days later.
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The total figures for coronavirus related deaths at Greater Manchester hospitals currently stand at: Bolton NHS Foundation Trust – Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust – Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – 464 Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust –
- Stockport NHS Foundation Trust – 110
- The Christie NHS Foundation Trust – 5
- (Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust -)
Some of the larger trusts run several hospitals in Greater Manchester.
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust oversees the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI), Wythenshawe Hospital and Trafford General, while Pennine Acute is in charge of North Manchester General Hospital, Fairfield Hospital, the Royal Oldham Hospital and Rochdale Infirmary.
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