November 23, 2020

Greater Manchester coronavirus death toll rises as one NHS trust reaches 600 total deaths – Manchester Evening News

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/greater-manchester-coronavirus-death-toll-19284441

Nine more people with coronavirus have died in Greater Manchester’s hospitals.

It means the region’s coronavirus death toll now stands at 3,229.

In the last 24 hours seven more deaths were recorded at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

A total of 600 people have now died with Covid-19 at the trust’s hospitals.

Two more deaths were also reported at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust.

No new coronavirus deaths were recorded at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, a day after 21 people with Covid-19 lost their lives at hospitals run by the trust.

The total number of coronavirus deaths at hospital trusts in Greater Manchester, as of Sunday, November 15 are:

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust – 322

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust 9

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust – 600

NHS Nightingale Hospital North West – 6

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – 879

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust 6

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – 275

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust -288

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust – 381

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust 17

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust – 430

The number of deaths are published on the NHS England website each day. You can access them here.

Across Greater Manchester coronavirus infection rates are continuing to fall – with some areas seeing a significant downward trend.

On Saturday rates across across the region fell by 18 per cent – the biggest drop since July.

But all 10 boroughs still have a significantly higher percentage of cases than the national average of 263.7.

The rate of infection in Manchester dropped below 400 cases for the first time since the end of September, before students returned to university.