Two more deaths recorded in Manchester

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in Manchester.

There were two more coronavirus deaths recorded over the latest weekly period in Manchester.

A total of 1,425 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus dashboard was updated on October 20 (Thursday) – up from 1,423 on September 8.

They were among 26,902 deaths recorded across the North West.

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

A total of 168,913 deaths were recorded throughout England by October 20 (Thursday) – up from 167,949 last week.