A hospital patient has sadly lost their life to COVID on Monday 22, November 2021
The Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust has today confirmed that a patient in one of their hospitals has died of Coronavirus.
The hospital trust which runs Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby, and Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole Hospital, said the death occurred on 22, November.
The number of COVID deaths in Northern Lincolnshire since the pandemic began now stands at 524.
In North Lincolnshire there were 105 new cases reported on Wednesday and in North East Lincolnshire there were 108 new cases.
Since the pandemic began, North Lincolnshire has had 24,828 cases while North East Lincolnshire has had 25,972.
According to Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust their NHS team are caring for 37 patients with Coronavirus. 17 of those patients are at Grimsby, while 20 are at Scunthorpe. Only one of those patients are in ICU.
As a result, in the increase of Coronavirus some schools have introduced their own safety measures. Reynolds Academy in Cleethorpes reintroduced bubble groups, social distancing and they have also postponed Christmas events.
In Scunthorpe, Westcliffe School has also brought back bubbles in Key Stage One and have said they may introduce more measures.
It is hoped with more people getting vaccinated and their booster jab that the number of new cases will decrease. However, some experts are concerned at the rising cases in some European countries and if they will affect the UK.