Coronavirus

The areas of Peterborough to record the highest number of Covid deaths

More than 220 Peterborough residents have died of Covid-19 since the pandemic began in March 2020, the Office for National Statistics has revealed.

The figures show that up to and including January 229 people in the city died as a result of the virus (where Covid-19 was mentioned as a cause on the death certificate).

Of those, 79 people died in January.

The worst affected area of the city has been Central Park with 29 deaths overall, including 13 in January, while the Bretton Park area has seen 25 deaths overall.

Paston, in contrast, has seen one death which came last month.

The data is updated every month and is available at https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/causesofdeath/articles/deathsduetocovid19interactivemap/2021-02-25.

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