These are the areas of Northumberland with the highest and lowest numbers of coronavirus deaths

New data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows which areas of Northumberland have seen the highest number of deaths related to Covid-19.

Monday, 4th May 2020, 2:47 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th May 2020, 4:20 pm

The statistics give a breakdown of the total number of deaths within the county for the first time.

According to the figures, 87 coronavirus deaths were confirmed in Northumberland up until April 17.

Three areas have recorded six deaths each, the joint highest - Longhoughton and Alnmouth; Amble, Shilbottle and Swarland; and Guide Post and Stakeford.

The areas with the highest and lowest number of deaths in Northumberland.
The areas with the highest and lowest number of deaths in Northumberland.

The ONS data only includes deaths which occurred between March 1- April 17 and deaths where coronavirus was the underlying cause or was mentioned on the death certificate as a contributing factor.

The information is based on details collected when the deaths were registered and does not reflect the actual location of the deaths.

Here is a breakdown of coronavirus deaths in Northumberland by area:

There had been six Covid-19 related deaths in the Amble, Shilbottle and Swarland area up to April 17.

Berwick-upon-Tweed town – 3

Berwick west and Holy Island – 3

Seahouses, Belford and Wooler – 3

Longhoughton and Alnmouth – 6

There had been two Covid-19 related deaths in Alnwick up to April 17.

Alnwick – 2

Amble, Shilbottle and Swarland – 6

Rothbury and Longframlington – 1

Longhorsley, Hepscott amd Capheaton – 2

Widdrington, Lynemouth and Hadston – 1

Bellingham, Otterburn and Redesdale – 1

Haydon Bridge and Allendale – 0

Haltwhistle and Bardon Mill – 2

Morpeth South and West – 4

Morpeth North and Pegswood – 2

Morpeth Central and East – 2

Ponteland – 1

Darras Hall, Stamfordham and Heddon – 1

Hexham and Acomb – 4

Stocksfield, Riding Mill and Corbridge – 1

Wylam and Ovingham – 0

Prudhoe – 3

Ashington West – 1

Ashington Hirst – 2

Ashington East – 1

Ashington South – 0

Newbiggin – 2

Guide Post and Stakeford – 6

Bedlington town – 4

Bedlington Station and Sleekburn – 1

Blyth Cowpen – 4

Blyth town – 5

Blyth Isabella – 2

Blyth Newsham – 1

Blyth South – 0

Cramlington town and Beaconhill – 4

North Cramlington - 0

Cramlington South – 3

East Cramlington and Parkside – 0

Seaton Delaval and Seghill – 1

Holywell and Hartley – 2

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