One more death recorded in Sefton

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Sefton.

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Sefton.

A total of 1,074 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on June 8 (Wednesday) – up from 1,073 on Tuesday.

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They were among 24,962 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 Sefton.

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

A total of 155,765 deaths were recorded throughout England by June 8 (Wednesday) – up from 155,680 on Tuesday.