One more death recorded in Knowsley

There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the weekend in Knowsley.

File photo dated 21/12/2021 of a nurse puts on PPE in a ward for Covid patients at King's College Hospital, in south east London. The Government has been told to "get a grip" of personal protective equipment (PPE) stocks and contracts, as it was disclosed more than half of suppliers who provided items through the VIP fast-track lane provided stock that was not suitable for use on the front line. Issue date: Wednesday March 30, 2022.

There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the weekend in Knowsley.

The dashboard shows 552 people had died in the area by April 25 (Monday) – up from 551 on Friday.

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They were among 24,240 deaths recorded across the North West.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Knowsley.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

Figures reported on a Monday are likely to be lower as a result of a lag in reporting deaths over the weekend.

A total of 151,005 deaths were recorded throughout England by April 25 (Monday) – up from 150,711 on Friday.