Two more deaths recorded in Knowsley

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Knowsley.

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Knowsley.

The dashboard shows 555 people had died in the area by April 27 (Wednesday) – up from 553 on Tuesday.

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They were among 24,329 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.

A total of 151,680 deaths were recorded throughout England by April 27 (Wednesday) – up from 151,418 on Tuesday.