One more death recorded in Knowsley

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

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

The dashboard shows 557 people had died in the area by May 9 (Monday) – up from 556 on Friday.

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They were among 24,608 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 153,404 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 9 (Monday) – up from 153,224 on Friday.