A single coronavirus-related death was recorded in East Devon between May 30 and June 5 – while Exeter has gone three weeks without a fatality.
Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures published today (Tuesday, June 16) show a further six deaths due to the virus have been logged across all of Devon.
The numbers relate to coronavirus deaths that occurred in the seven-day period, but were registered up to June 13.
East Devon was one of just four of the ten local authority areas in the county to record any Covid-19 deaths during the week in question. The fatality happened in a care home.
Just one death has been recorded in Exeter in five weeks.
The latest data show a total of 45 coronavirus-related deaths have now been recorded in East Devon. Fifteen of them have been in hospital, 28 in care homes, and two at home.
In Exeter, the total remains 38. These include 15 in hospital, 21 in care homes, and two at home.
The total number of people who have died across Devon due to the virus now stands at 348.
The ONS figures for Devon and Cornwall include people who have died at home, in hospital, in care homes, hospices, ‘other’ communal places, or ‘elsewhere’.
They are broken down by the local authority area in which the deaths were registered.
A total of 16 people have died in Mid Devon due to the virus, 26 in North Devon, and 15 in West Devon.
Elsewhere in the county, a total of 86 deaths have been recorded in Plymouth, 58 in Torbay, 12 in the South Hams, 32 in Teignbridge and 20 in Torridge.
Two-hundred-and-three deaths have been recorded in Cornwall.
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