Coronavirus in Portsmouth: One new Covid-19 death reported at QA Hospital as total rises to 1,092

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The latest figures from the NHS report that more new deaths linked to Covid-19 have been confirmed at Queen Alexandra Hospital – meaning the total is now 1,092.

Updated daily figures released by NHS England on Tuesday, March 8 show that the most recent death was recorded on March 4.

All numbers registered in the last few days are subject to change as post mortem results are processed.

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It means the total number of deaths linked to coronavirus at the hospital is 1,092 since the pandemic started.

QA Hospital, Portsmouth. Picture: Habibur RahmanQA Hospital, Portsmouth. Picture: Habibur Rahman
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These are the Hampshire areas where the infection rate has increased

The daily figures include deaths where the patient has tested positive for Covid-19 in the preceding 28 days.

The first death at QA Hospital was recorded on March 14 in 2020.

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Picture: Leon Neal - Pool/Getty Images

Confirmed cases in the Portsmouth City Council area have risen to more than 60,000 since the start of the pandemic.

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While daily death figures are recorded by hospital trusts – and do not include those that occur in care homes – cases are recorded by council area.

There have been 637 deaths confirmed so far by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, and Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in Winchester, has recorded 529 deaths.

Southern NHS Trust has seen 65, and Solent NHS Trust 17.

Here is the list of confirmed Covid deaths at QA Hospital recently:

March 4 – one death

March 2 – two deaths

February 26 – two deaths

February 25 – three deaths

February 24 – one death

February 22 – one death

February 20 – one death

February 18 – one death

February 16 – one death

February 15 – two deaths

February 8 – one death

February 7 – one death

February 6 – one death

February 4 – two deaths

February 3 – one death

February 1 – three deaths

January 31 – two deaths

January 28 – two deaths

January 27 – two deaths

January 26 - one death

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