Scarborough has had 310 confirmed coronavirus cases; 211 people have died across the York health trust's hospitals

Scarborough has had 310 confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to Government figures.

By Sarah Fitton
Wednesday, 10th June 2020, 7:11 am

The Government figures, last updated just after 4pm yesterday, are for laboratory-confirmed cases of the disease.

In the East Riding, there have been 934 cases. In the UK, there have been 289,140 cases, with 40,883 deaths.

The number of people who have so far died who tested positive for coronavirus reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - which runs Scarborough Hospital - is 211.

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As of June 7, 492 patients who had tested positive for Covid-19, have been discharged from the trust’s hospitals to continue their recovery.

The most recent Office for National Statistics data, released yesterday, showed that up to May 29, a total of 30 Covid-19 related deaths have occurred outside hospital in the local authority of Scarborough - 25 in care homes, three at home and two in a hospice. This includes the single week up to May 29 in which there was one death in a care home.

The health trust says it is currently seeing a reduction in Covid-19 patients being admitted and has been able to reduce the number of beds dedicated to people with the virus as a consequence.

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