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North East records highest number of coronavirus deaths since May, ONS figures show – Chronicle Live

The overall number of Covid-19 deaths in England and Wales increased by 46% week-on-week, according to the Office for National Statistics

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The North East has recorded its highest number of weekly coronavirus deaths in more than five months, latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.
In the week ending on October 23 – the most recent data available – the region registered 114 fatalities where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, the highest number since May 29 when 141 were recorded.
Across England and Wales as a whole, the number of weekly deaths involving coronavirus is at its highest since early…

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