Three people have died in 10 days at Merseyside Hospital in the tragedy, which could be among the first deaths associated with the recent rise in coronavirus cases in the region.
NHS England has confirmed that two died at the Warley Trust and one at Liverpool, with Merseyside Hospital putting the death toll at 1,120.
A further 140 people have been registered with the disease at hospitals in Warrington and Halton.
These figures refer to people who died and “tested positive for Covid-19 or where Covid-19 death certificate was mentioned”.
A very recent announcement released on Friday revealed that one person had died on September 9 at the Liverpool University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust run by the Royal, Entry and Broadgreen Hospitals.
Two more deaths occurred on 13 and 1 September at the Viral University Teaching Hospital complex run by the NHS Foundation Trust.
They are the first deaths involving conditions at Mirside Hospital since Sept. 3, confirmed in public NHS figures.
Coronavirus cases have increased across the region in recent weeks – and Liverpool and Viral have suffered particularly severe injuries – meaning those who died may have had the condition shrink during the spike of infection.
So far in September, Liverpool’s Covid-19 has been confirmed to be 1,099 and the viral 6863 has increased.
These numbers, in addition to the alarming infection rate in Nooslaw and the growing number of cases in Sefton and St. Helens, set the stage for the socially extended bans for mercenaries announced by the government on Friday and are set to take effect on Tuesday.
The NHS figures only refer to hospital deaths, so the actual number of coronavirus-related deaths in Mirside would be much higher if the tragedy was taken into account in other settings, including care homes.
Hospital deaths associated with Covid-19 often take a few days to be publicly confirmed, so there may have been more deaths at the local trust facility in recent days.
The causes of total coronavirus-linked deaths responsible for every NHS trust in the region since the onset of the epidemic are:
- Age O: 4
- Liverpool Heart and Book: 19
- Liverpool University Hospital: 483
- Mersey Care: 3
- Southport and Wormsirk: 151
- St. Helens and Knosle: 209
- Walton Center: 10
- Warrington and Halton: 140
- Warall University: 241