Zero Covid-related deaths recorded in East Devon and Exeter in latest weekly figures

No Covid-related deaths have been recorded in East Devon and Exeter in the latest weekly figures.

Office for National Statistics (ONS) data published on Tuesday, June 22, shows the seven-day toll across all of Devon was zero – with just one in Cornwall.

The figures relate to deaths which occurred in the week of June 5 – 11 and were registered up to June 19.

No coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in East Devon for five weeks.

A total of 88 fatalities because of the virus, and 56 in Exeter, have been logged so far this year.

In total, 212 Covid-19 deaths have now been registered in East Devon; 96 of them in hospital, 103 in care homes, 11 at home, and two ‘elsewhere’.

The total for Exeter is 129; 62 of them in hospital, 59 in care homes, six at home, one ‘elsewhere’, and one in a hospice.

Some 1,751 coronavirus-related deaths have been registered across Devon and Cornwall; 962 in hospitals, 658 in care homes, 119 at home, five in a hospices and seven ‘elsewhere’.

Of these, 233 have been in Plymouth; 168 in Torbay, 130 in Teignbridge, 70 in North Devon, 54 in Torridge, 84 in Mid Devon, 30 in West Devon, and 53 in the South Hams.

A total of 577 deaths due to the virus have been registered in Cornwall.

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.

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