Another Isle of Wight death registered with Covid-19 as the cause (updated)

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NHS England is reporting that one new death on the Isle of Wight has been registered where Coronavirus (Covid-19) was stated as the cause of death.

The death were recorded as taking place at St Mary’s hospital on 25th November and brings the cumulative number of deaths where Covid-19 is stated on the death certificate to 99.

Deaths: Where C19 named on death certificate
The cumulative figure is made up of 48 deaths in hospital, three deaths at home, one at the hospice and 47 deaths in care homes, and is for the entire period, not just where there was positive test was in the last 28 days.

Public Health England the total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic of people who had a positive test result for Covid-19 and died within 28 days of the first positive test is 83.

Positive test results
The cumulative total of people on the Isle of Wight who tested positive for Coronavirus is 948, a rate per 100,000 population of 672.34.

The latest R number for the South East has been reduced to at 1.0-1.2. The latest R number range for the UK is 0.9-1.0.

Article edit
4pm 30th Dec 2020 – Amendment made to cumulative death rate

For full details see our weekly roundup.

Source: NHS England and Covid Dashboard (daily cases)

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Friday, 27th November, 2020 2:34pm

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Angela Hewitt

Do we know if dexamethasone is being used on the Island?