Two more deaths recorded in Sefton

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

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

The dashboard shows 1,060 people had died in the area by April 29 (Friday) – up from 1,058 on Thursday.

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They were among 24,394 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 152,066 deaths were recorded throughout England by April 29 (Friday) – up from 151,884 on Thursday.