THREE more people have died with coronavirus in Hampshire over the last day.

Figures published by NHS England show that three people at county hospitals have died with the virus.

One death was recorded at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, one at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and another at University Hospital Southampton. No other deaths were recorded across the county's other trusts.

So far, 220 people have died with Covid at University Hospital Southampton. At Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust it stands at 251, and at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, there have been 180 recorded deaths.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been a total of 671 deaths across Hampshire.

One more death has been reported in the Winchester City Council bringing the total back to 83 after it had been reduced to 82 yesterday, for an unspecified reason.

Across the area of Hampshire County Council there have been eight deaths reported in the last 24 hours, taking the figure to 789 since March.

The daily figures for the Winchester district today is 36 cases, bringing the total to 1,389, an infection rate of 1,112.5 per 100,000 people since the start of the crisis in the spring.

‘Winchester district’ comprises more than the city and is the city council area which stretches from Micheldever in the north to Southwick in the south, from Sparsholt in the west to Bramdean in the east.

Data shows that the infection rate in the Winchester district in the seven days to November 6 is 137.8 down from 147.4 people in every 100,000. It is the sixth highest in Hampshire after Portsmouth, Havant, Southampton, Gosport and East Hampshire.

Today there were 342 cases reported in the Hampshire County Council areas bringing the total to 13,597, an infection rate since March of 983.6 per 100,000 people.

The number of deaths in the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation hospitals, which includes the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester, is up one to 180.

For the other local trusts: Portsmouth, 251, up one; Solent, 2, same; Southern Health, 18, same; Southampton, 220, up one. Some 671 people have died in county hospitals.

Deaths in local authority areas are Winchester: 83; Portsmouth: 84; Southampton: 131 and Hampshire 781 (including Winchester), up eight.

Sometimes the reporting of deaths in hospitals is not in synch with the reporting for council areas and vice versa.

Nationally, 33,470 new cases were reported today, sharply up on the 22,950 yesterday. This brings the total to 1,290, 195. Some 671 people have died in county hospitals.

Today in the UK, 595 people who had tested positive for the virus within the last 28 days, have died, the highest figure for months.

The numbers of Covid sufferers being admitted to hospital has dropped slightly. There were 110 taken in on Tuesday down from 137 in hospitals across the south-east region on Monday. Today there are 848 patients in south-east hospitals, down on 875 on Tuesday. Fifty-eight are on ventilators, up six on Tuesday.

The latest available figure for the Royal Hampshire County Hospital was 63 yesterday up from 50 last week.

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