One more death recorded in Solihull

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Solihull.

There was one more coronavirus death recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Solihull.

A total of 709 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on May 18 (Wednesday) – up from 708 on Tuesday.

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They were among 18,294 deaths recorded across the West Midlands.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Solihull.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

A total of 154,576 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 18 (Wednesday) – up from 154,454 on Tuesday.