The deadliest day so far at your local hospital revealed

The deadliest days for Covid so far at hospitals across the region have been revealed following analysis of the Government's official figures

Thursday, 3rd December 2020, 1:04 pm
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the Victoria Hospital (pictured) in the resort, has recorded 442 Covid-related deaths to date. Its worst single day came on April 12, when 11 deaths were filed. November 21 was the second worst day with 10 deaths.

While the second wave of the pandemic has brought with it fresh heartbreak and restrictions, just one hospital saw more deaths in a single day than during the first wave.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, which runs the Royal Preston Hospital (pictured), recorded its worst day for deaths on April 15, when 11 were reported. Its current death toll is 394.
The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the Royal Lancashire Infirmary (pictured), had its worst day on April 2, when 13 deaths were reported. Its current death toll is 314.

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The Wrightington, Wigan, and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary (pictured), had its worst day on April 16, when 12 deaths were reported. Its current death toll is 503.
The East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Royal Blackburn Hospital (pictured), was the only trust to have its worst day during the second wave, with 11 deaths reported on November 11, followed by 10 on both November 23 and 24. Its current death toll is 479.
Analysis of the Government's official Covid figure has revealed the worst days for Covid deaths in our region's hospitals