One more death recorded in St Helens

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

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

A total of 668 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on June 7 (Tuesday) – up from 667 on Monday.

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They were among 24,950 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 St Helens.

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

A total of 155,680 deaths were recorded throughout England by June 7 (Tuesday) – up from 155,548 on Monday.