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Coronavirus West Berkshire: Number of deaths involving Covid-19 registered to September 5

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics

John Herring

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Coronavirus Basingstoke and Deane: Number of deaths revealed in new figures

One person from West Berkshire has died with coronavirus recorded on their death certificate in the last week. 

Office for National Statistics (ONS) data released today (Tuesday) says that the person died in a hospital in the week ending August 28, with the death registered up to September 5. 

The death takes the number of coronavirus deaths in the district to 133. It is the first recorded in the district for six weeks. 

The data records the number of deaths involving coronavirus, based on any mention of Covid-19 on the death certificate.

The ONS data shows that 64 people from West Berkshire have died with coronavirus in care homes, 61 in hospitals, six at home, one death recorded as elsewhere and one in a hospice. 

The first coronavirus death in the district occurred in hospital and was reported in the week ending March 20, three days before the lockdown began.  

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