Bristol region records four more coronavirus deaths and 503 cases in 24 hours

By Richard Blackledge

There have been four more coronavirus deaths and 503 further cases of Covid-19 in the Bristol region over the past 24 hours.

According to the latest Public Health England figures, published on Saturday (September 11), there have now been 121,712 coronavirus cases in and around Bristol since the start of the pandemic.

Three of the deaths were recorded in the City of Bristol, with the fourth in South Gloucestershire.

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The latest case numbers show 229 people tested positive for coronavirus in the City of Bristol in the 24 hours to 9am on Saturday.

In South Gloucestershire there were 119 new cases, while Bath and North East Somerset recorded another 59.

In North Somerset there were 96 more coronavirus cases.

The Government said a further 156 people had died in the UK within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 134,144.

Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have now been 158,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

As of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 29,547 lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK, the Government said.

The total number of cases confirmed in each region around Bristol, with the daily rise in brackets, are as follows:

  • City of Bristol - 57,391 (+229)

  • North Somerset - 18,558 (+96)

  • South Gloucestershire - 28,960 (+119)

  • Bath and North East Somerset - 16,803 (+59)

The total number of deaths recorded in each region, with any increase in brackets, is as follows:

  • City of Bristol - 517 (+3)

  • North Somerset - 325 (-)

  • South Gloucestershire - 367 (+1)

  • Bath and North East Somerset - 234 (-)

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