MORE than a dozen coronavirus related deaths have been recorded across south Essex hospital trusts, the latest figures show.

Across both Basildon and Southend hospital trusts, 13 deaths related to Covid were reported in the latest 24-hour period.

Nine deaths were reported at the Basildon and Thurrock trust, while four were recorded at the Southend hospital trust.


Figures show 640 people have now died in hospital at the Basildon and Thurrock trust as of 5pm on Monday.

This means there have been 56 deaths in the past week, down from 59 the previous week.

White in the Southend hospital trust, 484 people have now died in hospital as of the same time and day.

It means there have been 80 deaths in the past week, up from 39 the previous week.

The victims were among 6,049 deaths recorded across the East of England.