- University Hospitals Birmingham has the most deaths of all trusts in England
- It has reported 263 so far of the UK’s 6,159, followed by several London trusts
- Birmingham has also consistently had the highest number of coronavirus cases
- It has almost 1,400 of the UK’s total 55,242, more than most London boroughs
- A dark day of the UK’s outbreak saw a further 786 deaths reported yesterday
- However, cases seem to finally be growing at a slower speed than before
The coronavirus is killing one Briton every two minutes – and Birmingham is the epicentre of the UK’s crisis, figures show.
The darkest day of the UK’s outbreak yesterday saw a further 786 deaths reported, bringing the total to 6,159.
However, the outbreak seems to be slowing, with the lowest number of new cases diagnosed yesterday.
The hospital body has already recorded 263 deaths, 37 of which were included in yesterday’s record toll.
Birmingham has also consistently had the most coronavirus cases throughout the outbreak, in comparison to other local authorities.
Almost 1,400 of the UK’s total 55,242 cases have been in Birmingham, higher than any singular London borough. At the other end of the scale, Rutland has recorded just six cases.