Coronavirus: Local and national update

Here are the latest figures from Public Health England, NHS England and the Office for National Statistics of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths in Derbyshire, Tameside and Oldham.

The figures now include hospitals, care homes and in the community. For more information, click here

As of Wednesday (May 6), the number of cases in Derbyshire now stands at 1,355 - an increase of 11 in the space of 24 hours. 

It is unknown how many of these cases are in the High Peak. Derbyshire County Council has said: "Due to a change in the way Public Health England reports the number of confirmed cases, we are not currently publishing figures at district and borough council level." 

Meanwhile, in Oldham, the number of cases is now 808 - up by 10 since Tuesday. 

In Tameside, there are 504 confirmed cases to date - a daily rise of 15. 

At the time of writing, the number of deaths at local hospital trusts is listed by NHS England as follows: 

  • Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust  -  354 (no increase since Monday)
  • Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust  - 114 (no increase since Monday)  
  • Stockport Foundation Trust  -  105 (no increase since Monday) 

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust has been publishing how many people have been admitted to the hospital and then discharged having tested positive for Covid-19. As of Monday (May 4), there have been 187 patients. 

In total, there are now 201,101 confirmed cases in the UK as of Wednesday - a daily increase of 6,111. 

There have also been 30,076 deaths in the UK - an increase of 649 in the space of 24 hours. 

In England, there have been 129,799 cases and 27,008 deaths to date. 

There will be a further update later today (Thursday).

According to the Office for National Statistics, there were 98 deaths from Covid-19 in care homes in Derbyshire between 10 April and 1 May. 

In Tameside, there were 37 deaths from coronavirus between the same period and in Oldham, there were 49. 

In England, between 10 April and 1 May, there were 6,391 deaths in care homes from Covid-19. 

This is based on reporting from care home operators to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and these figures will be published every Tuesday as part of ONS's weekly deaths release. 

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