No further Covid deaths reported in Shropshire

There have been no further Covid deaths confirmed at Shropshire's NHS trusts in today's official figures.

The daily number of coronavirus deaths at Shropshire hospitals as of January 5. By date of death, not date death was announced. Data: NHS England.
The daily number of coronavirus deaths at Shropshire hospitals as of January 5. By date of death, not date death was announced. Data: NHS England.

NHS England confirmed there had been no coronavirus deaths at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), Shropshire Community Health Trust, or The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital near Oswestry.

It is only the fifth day in the past month where there have been no Covid deaths confirmed at any of the county's trusts.

Since the pandemic began there have been 323 deaths Covid at Shropshire's trusts – 298 at SaTH, 20 at the community health trust, and five at the orthopaedic hospital.

There have also been 188 Covid deaths recorded in county care homes according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

The ONS figures also show there have been 140 Covid deaths in Powys.

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