Three more deaths recorded in Mid Sussex

There were three more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Mid Sussex.

There were three more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Mid Sussex.

A total of 355 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on May 13 (Friday) – up from 352 on Thursday.

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They were among 22,863 deaths recorded across the South East.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Mid Sussex.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

A total of 154,145 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 13 (Friday) – up from 154,004 on Thursday.

Reduced testing means the reported number of coronavirus cases in the UK is likely to be an underestimate.

However, the Office for National Statistics estimates that 1.5 million people had Covid-19 in the week ending May 7.