Coronavirus pandemic: A 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 Monday (May 18), the number of cases in Derbyshire now stands at 1,548 - an increase of 20 since Sunday. 

Of those, there are 194 cases in the High Peak - as lower tier local authority data has now been made available. That's a rise of four in the space of 24 hours. 

In Tameside, there are 627 confirmed cases to date - up by 10 since Sunday. 

Meanwhile, in Oldham, the number of cases is now 1,004 - a daily increase of seven. 

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  -  404 (a daily increase of one)
  • Stockport Foundation Trust  -  173 (a daily increase of two)
  • Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust  - 142 (a daily increase of three)

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. That's the latest figure that has been released.

In total, there are now 246,406 confirmed cases in the UK as of Monday - a daily increase of 2,684. 

There have also been 34,796 deaths in the UK - an increase of 160 in the space of 24 hours. That's the lowest daily rise since the lockdown began on March 23. 

In England, there have been 144,127 cases and 31,010 deaths to date. 

However, official figures from the Office for National Statistics said a total of 40,496 people in the UK have died from coronavirus as of 9 May, though data suggests there has been 50,914 excess deaths - the difference between the number we normally see and what we're seeing at the moment. For more coronavirus data, visit

According to the ONS, there were 34 deaths from Covid-19 in care homes in Derbyshire between 1 May and 8 May. 

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

In England, up to 8 May, there were 8,314 deaths in care homes from Covid-19 - including 1,503 in the week between 1 May and 8 May. 

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. This will be available later today. 

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