A further 12 deaths have been linked to Covid-19 in Trafford, according to the latest data out today.
The Office of National Statistics has revealed that of the 40 people who died in Trafford of all causes in the week ending May 29th, 12 were linked to Covid-19, with six of those in a care home, five in a hospital and one at home.
That’s the same number of Trafford deaths linked to Covid-19 as the week before.
Across the UK, the statistics show that there were nearly 10,000 more coronavirus deaths in England by the end of May than previously reported.
The latest available data brings the UK’s total death toll linked to Covid-19, including suspected cases, to 51,089.