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MetiNews.Com - Overall there have been 244 deaths across Bristol
Breaking News ! In Bristol, coronavirus-related deaths increased in the most recent week, against a national downward trend, as the overall number of deaths in England and Wales returned to the level that would be expected at this time of year. In the week ending June 19, five people died Covid-19-related deaths in Bristol, according to figures released on Tuesday, June 30 by the Office for National Statistics. That was up from four the week before, and three the week before that. The numbers for the week ending June 19 include one death in hospital, a fall from two a week before, and four deaths in care homes, up from two. Read More Related Articles Local coronavirus lockdown: Areas near Bristol where cases have risen The figures are based on the number of deaths registered up to June 27, where Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate. Overall, there have been 244 deaths across Bristol involving Covid-19 between the start of the outbreak and June 19. Of those deaths, 110 took place in hospital, with 118 in care homes. Weekly registered deaths in the South West There were also 10 deaths recorded at home, three in hospices, two in other communal establishments, and one elsewhere. Other communal establishments include prisons, halls of residence, hotels, and sheltered accommodation, while elsewhere covers deaths outside and people declared dead on arrival at hospital. Today's top stories 'Brawl' in Castle Park Builder dies in freak accident Fight breaks out near IKEA Call to rename two more buildings Across the South West, 21 deaths registered in the week ending June 19 mentioned coronavirus on the death certificate, down from 41 the week before. Overall, there were 990 deaths registered that week - 45 fewer than the previous week. That was 4 per cent lower, or 36 fewer deaths, than the five-year average (1,026 deaths) for the same week. 50 suspected or confirmed Covid-19 outbreaks in care homes Separate figures from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), show one death involving coronavirus in care homes in Bristol in the week ending June 26. That was down from seven the week before.
. The figures show a total of 127 Covid-19 related deaths were notified to the CQC by care homes between April 10 and June 26.
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In the week ending June 21, there were no new suspected or confirmed outbreaks in care homes in the area, according to separate figures from Public Health England. Overall, there have been a total of 50 suspected or confirmed Covid-19 outbreaks reported in care homes in Bristol between March 9 and June 21. That means 45 per cent of the 111 care homes in the area have had cases. Across England and Wales, in the week ending June 19, the number of deaths registered was 0.7 per cent below the five-year average (65 deaths fewer). This is the first time weekly deaths have been below the five-year average since the week ending March 13.
The provisional number of deaths registered in England and Wales decreased from 9,976 in the week ending June 12 to 9,339 in the week ending June 19. The numbers of deaths in both care homes and hospitals were also below the five-year average (49 and 782 deaths lower respectively). However, the number of deaths at home was 827 higher than the five-year average.
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Of the deaths registered in the week ending June 19, 783 mentioned Covid-19, the lowest number of deaths involving the virus in the last 12 weeks. Up to June 5, there had been 53,858 deaths registered across the UK with Covid-19 on the death certificate. That included 46,537 deaths in England, 4,119 in Scotland, 2,390 in Wales, and 812 in Northern Ireland.
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