Another person has died after contracting coronavirus in Greater Manchester.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust recorded another death in its 24 hour data, bringing the region’s hospital death toll to 2,277.
Nationally, further 43 people who tested positive for the virus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths in hospitals in England to 30,005.
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Patients were aged between 43 and 98 years old, according to NHS England.
All except a person aged 72 had known underlying health conditions.
The total number of coronavirus deaths at hospital trusts in Greater Manchester, as of Wednesday, September 30, is:
- Bolton NHS Foundation Trust – 239
- Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust – 9
- Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust – 468
- NHS Nightingale Hospital North West – 6
- Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – 576
- Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust – 6
- Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – 192
- Stockport NHS Foundation Trust – 237
- Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust – 278
- The Christie NHS Foundation Trust – 13
- Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust – 253
All boroughs in Greater Manchester remain on ‘red alert’ due to high rates of infection.
Andy Burnham, mayor of Greater Manchester, reported a rise in ICU admissions at his weekly press conference.
He said there had been a ‘significant increase in hospital admissions’, though not as much as in April in the peak of the pandemic.