Coronavirus: Nine more die in Sussex as latest figures released

Nine more people have died in connection with coronavirus in Sussex hospitals since Saturday (April 18).

That is according to the latest figures, released by Public Health England at 3pm today (April 19).

The Government is announcing hospital deaths from coronavirus by each individual NHS trust. This is as follows.

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Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust: 139 deaths (up by seven since April 18)

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Western Sussex Hospital Foundations Trust: 58 deaths (two more since April 18)

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust: 44 deaths (no change since April 18)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust: 7 deaths (no change since April 18)

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust: 72 deaths (no change since April 18)

Total recorded deaths across Sussex: 320

Confirmed cases of coronavirus across Sussex

East Sussex: 433 confirmed cases (up by 13)

West Sussex: 820 confirmed cases (up 38)

Brighton and Hove: 292 confirmed cases (up 13)

In the UK the total number of confirmed cases is 120,067 and the hospital death toll is at 16,060. Today, 596 people died in connection with the virus.

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