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New data shows Wisbech-area coronavirus death figures

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The latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that 24 people in our area have died after testing positive for coronavirus.

The breakdown shows areas in which confirmed deaths stated that coronavirus was the underlying cause or was mentioned on the death certificate as a contributory factor.

The deaths, which are listed under geographical statistical areas, occurred between March 1 and April 17, and were registered by April 18.

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The data shows that five deaths were recorded in the Leverington, Gorefield and Tydd St Giles area and a further four were seen in the Wisbech St Mary, Waldersea and Christchurch area.

In the Wisbech South and Peckover area three deaths were recorded, as were three further deaths in the Wisbech North and March East areas respectively (total: 9).

There were two deaths seen in the Upwell, Delph and Emneth area and the same in the Marshland, Walpole and Walton area.

The March North and March East areas both respectively saw one death recorded (total:2).

However, in Chatteris and the Doddington, Wimblington and Manea area zero deaths were recorded.

The ONS said that a small number of deaths had been reallocated between neighbouring areas to protect confidentiality.

The figures exclude deaths of non-residents and are based on February 2020 boundaries.

Points on the map are placed at the centre of the local area they represent and do not show the actual location of deaths. The size of the circle is proportional to the number of deaths.

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