Greater Manchester's hospital coronavirus death toll has risen by eight

Greater Manchester's hospital coronavirus death toll has risen by eight

Eight more people have died with coronavirus in Greater Manchester, according to the latest NHS figures. It brings the total death toll in the region's hospitals to 1,734. Two of the region's main NHS trusts - Pennine Acute and Tameside - have recorded no news deaths in the last 24 hours. Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Bolton NHS Foundation Trust recorded one new coronavirus-related death each. Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust and Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust recorded two new deaths each. These are the most up to date figures released by NHS England for hospital deaths, but the total number of fatalities caused by COVID-19 in the wider community is likely to be much higher. NHS England announced today that 157 more people had died from coronavirus, taking the total death toll in England to 25,544. The total number of coronavirus deaths at hospital trusts in Greater Manchester, as of May 23, is: The latest figures come after reports that the Prime Minister's top advisor, Dominic Cummings had broken lockdown rules to visit his family in Durham. An investigation by the Mirror and Guardian revealed that Boris Johnson's top adviser had been interviewed by police after reports he had broken lockdown rules. Mr Cummings was seen by witnesses at his parents home in Durham at the end of March, when he was supposedly isolating with coronavirus symptoms at his London home. In the daily Downing Street Press conference, Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps said ...
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