Three more Covid-19 deaths recorded in East Devon and Exeter

Two coronavirus-related death were recorded in East Devon and one in Exeter from June 6 – 12, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Figures published today (Tuesday, June 23) show a further seven deaths due to the virus have been logged across all of Devon and none in Cornwall.

The numbers relate to coronavirus deaths that occurred in the seven-day period, but were registered up to June 20.

East Devon and Exeter were among five of the ten local authority areas in the county to record any Covid-19 deaths during the week in question.

Two of the areas’ three fatalities were in hospital, while the other was in an East Devon care home.

The latest data show a total of 47 coronavirus-related deaths have now been recorded in East Devon. Sixteen of them have been in hospital, 29 in care homes, and two at home.

In Exeter, the total is now 39. These include 16 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 356.

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 17 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 89 deaths have been recorded in Plymouth, 58 in Torbay, 12 in the South Hams, 33 in Teignbridge and 20 in Torridge.

Two-hundred-and-three deaths have been recorded in Cornwall.

Updated interactive map shows where coronavirus deaths have been recorded in East Devon and Exeter

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