Deaths of care home residents who have tested positive for Covid-19 are still being recorded in Richmondshire.
Figures released this week by the Office for National Statistics show that 45 people from the district have passed away after testing positive for the virus.
Of the 45 deaths, 23 were in care homes, 20 were in hospitals and two were at home.
The data includes all deaths, where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, that occurred up to June 12 but were registered up to June 20.
The statistics reveal that all but one death which occurred in the last five weeks, which data has been released for, took place in a care home.
Here are the deaths in Richmondshire by week and location:
- Week 13 starting March 23 – 3 deaths in hospital
- Week 14 starting March 30 – 2 deaths in hospital
- Week 15 starting April 6 – 1 death in hospital, 1 at home
- Week 16 starting April 13 – 5 deaths in hospital
- Week 17 starting April 20 -4 deaths in hospital, 1 in a care home
- Week 18 starting April 27 – 5 deaths in care home, 3 in hospital
- Week 19 starting May 4 – 5 deaths in care homes, 3 in hospital*
- Week 20 starting May 11 – 6 deaths in care homes
- Week 21 starting May 18 – 1 death in a care home
- Week 22 starting May 25 – 2 deaths in care homes
- Week 23 starting June 1 – 1 death in a care home
- Week 24 starting June 8 – 2 deaths in care homes, one death at home
Of the 45 deaths of Richmondshire residents, all occurred after March 29, according to the data.
According to separate Public Health England figures, 135 people in Richmondshire have tested positive for the virus, although this does not include those who have taken the test at the mobile testing stations.
*The number of people who died in week 19 has been adjusted upwards by one in the latest figures.