Deaths from coronavirus in England continue to rise despite the country entering a second lockdown at the beginning of the month.
Although worrying, there is often a two to three week lag before an infection can cause a death, so even though the lockdown began on November 5, deaths are unlikely to see a significant drop until the end of November.
London still remains relatively protected from the worst death rates in England with only 173 hospital deaths during November so far.
In comparison the North East and Yorkshire have seen 726 deaths in its hospitals, a stark insight into the severity of the disease.
The infection rate continues to rise in the capital. Data from the Mayor of London’s office say the infection rate now stands at 174 cases per 100,000 population (November 4 to November 10) against a rate of 151 for the previous week.
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Data analysed by MyLondon from figures provided by NHS England reveal that Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen’s Hospital in Romford, has seen the highest deaths in November in London with 67 so far.
This is followed by Barts Health NHS Trust which has seen 24 deaths.
Deaths of patients are registered for those people who have died in hospitals and had tested positive for Covid-19 at time of death
It is however important to remember that some hospitals may have admitted more people with coronavirus because they have better resources to deal with those patients.
Some NHS trusts also have multiple hospitals under their care so they again they treat more people, which subsequently can lead to more deaths.
Below you will find the number of deaths at each London hospital trust in November:
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust: 67 deaths
This trust runs King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen’s Hospital in Romford.
Barts Health NHS Trust:24deaths
This trust runs The Royal London, St Bartholomew’s, Whipps Cross and Newham hospitals.
Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust:3 deaths
This trust runs Homerton University Hospital.
North East London NHS Foundation Trust: 1death
This trust runs Goodmayes Hospital, Redbridge and Grays Court Community Hospital, Dagenham.
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust:6 deaths
This trust runs Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea, St Mary’s and Western Eye hospitals.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust: 10deaths
This trust runs Northwick Park Hospital, Central Middlesex Hospital and Ealing Hospital.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust:15deaths
This trust runs Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital.
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust:1 death
This trust runs the Royal Brompton Hospital in Kensington and Harefield Hospital in Hillingdon.
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:5deaths
This trust runs Hillingdon Hospital and Mount Vernon Hospital.
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 2deaths
This trust runs Kingston Hospital.
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust: 14deaths
The trust runs St Helier and Epsom Hospital.
Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 7deaths
This trust runs King’s College Hospital
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust:5 deaths
The trust runs Croydon University Hospital and Purley War Memorial Hospital.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust: 0deaths
The trust runs Guy’s Hospital and St Thomas’ Hospital.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:3deaths
This trust runs St George’s University Hospital.
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust: 9deaths
This trust runs Lewisham Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust:6deaths
This trust runs North Middlesex University Hospital in Edmonton, Enfield.
Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust:8deaths
This trust runs Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital.
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:0deaths
This trust runs University College Hospital.
Whittington Health NHS Trust: 3 deaths
This trust runs Whittingham Hospital and St. Ann’s Hospital.