Cumbria passes 1000 deaths, as new infections fall

SHARE:

Official figures from the Office for National Statistics confirm that over 1000 Cumbrians have now died of COVID-19. The sobering news comes as new infections continue to fall but hospitals remain under intense pressure.

ONS data shows 1066 deaths up to week ending 22 January, with a new high of 95 COVID-19 deaths during that week. As a result of current lockdown restrictions, new infections continued to fall in the week ending 29 January, but over 1300 people in the county tested positive in that week

All Cumbria’s hospitals continue to treat unprecedented numbers of patients with COVID-19, with high numbers seriously ill or requiring intensive care.

Colin Cox, Cumbria’s Director of Public Health, said:

“We’ve known we would pass 1000 deaths though seeing it in the official figures is stark and my thoughts are with everyone who has lost a loved one.

“While the fall in new infections is very welcome, infection rates are still high and the position in our hospitals remains extremely serious, with numbers continuing to grow in the south of the county. It’s not just that people are being hospitalised, it’s that more of them are very seriously ill and staying in hospital for long periods. That puts a huge strain on hospital services and hospital staff. They are coping, just, but it’s not sustainable.

“I understand how tired people are of lockdown, I am too. With where we are now it is still too soon to ease up. I encourage everyone to stick with it, keep making those tough decisions to put off meeting friends and family for a while longer. We have to get infections rates right down to avoid yet another resurgence.”

$show=post

$show=404

404 / ERROR \ 404

THAT PAGE CANNOT BE FOUND

$show=404

[/fa-rss/ LATEST]_$type=three$author=hide$cm=0$ct=0$va=0$hide=home

[/fa-arrow-alt-circle-down/ READ ALL ABOUT IT:]_$type=one$m=0$c=1$cm=0$l=0$va=0$hide=home$sr=random

$type=three$m=0$l=0$c=6$cm=0$hide=home$source=random

Name

Book,1,Cleator Moor History,49,Cleator Moor News,155,Copeland Borough Council,114,Cumbria News,2206,Featured,332,News,3308,Photography,24,Photos For Sale,10,Photos Of Cleator Moor,10,Photos of Cumbria,14,UK News,372,Walking Routes,3,West Cumbria News,590,Your MP,78,
ltr
item
Cleator Moor | Cumbria: Little Ireland: Cumbria passes 1000 deaths, as new infections fall
Cumbria passes 1000 deaths, as new infections fall
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-wjtkRGqw1Wk/YB0l0fcwzfI/AAAAAAAAeb8/tloh04bQ4jEcuhFpj0_5mjpjYeBPFD2aACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/1612522962947322-0.png
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-wjtkRGqw1Wk/YB0l0fcwzfI/AAAAAAAAeb8/tloh04bQ4jEcuhFpj0_5mjpjYeBPFD2aACLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/1612522962947322-0.png
Cleator Moor | Cumbria: Little Ireland
https://www.littleireland.co.uk/2021/02/cumbria-passes-1000-deaths-as-new.html
https://www.littleireland.co.uk/
https://www.littleireland.co.uk/
https://www.littleireland.co.uk/2021/02/cumbria-passes-1000-deaths-as-new.html
true
4367044361856627147
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All SUGGESTED READING LITTLE IRELAND ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request HOME Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content