No new coronavirus deaths in the Black Country, Birmingham or Staffordshire

There were no new coronavirus deaths in hospitals across the Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire today.

Biologist Christophe Delaunay prepares a nasal swab at a coronavirus drive-thru testing site in Paris, Monday, April 6, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Michel Euler).
Biologist Christophe Delaunay prepares a nasal swab at a coronavirus drive-thru testing site in Paris, Monday, April 6, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Michel Euler).

It means the region’s hospital death toll remains at 2,539.

A further 22 people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died in hospitals around England, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths to 29,125.

The total cumulative number of coronavirus deaths at hospitals in the Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire as of July 15. Data: NHS England

Currently there have been 264 deaths at the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Russells Hall Hospital – after one death was reported yesterday.

The death toll at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, which runs New Cross and Cannock Chase hospitals, remains at 285; while a total of 229 patients have died at the Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, which runs Walsall Manor Hospital.

The total cumulative number of coronavirus deaths at hospitals in the Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire as of July 15. Data: NHS England

A total of 379 patients have died at the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, which runs Sandwell General and City hospitals; while 352 people have died with the virus at the University Hospitals of North Midlands Trust, which runs County Hospital in Stafford and Royal Stoke University Hospital.

At the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Queen Elizabeth, Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals, the death toll stands at 960.

The cumulative number of coronavirus deaths at hospital trusts in the Black Country, Birmingham and Staffordshire as of July 15. Data: NHS England

There have been 305 Covid-19 deaths in Worcestershire.

The daily hospital figures include coronavirus patients whose deaths were confirmed in the previous 24 hours, not who died in that period.

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