There was one more coronavirus death recorded over the weekend in Bury.

A total of 756 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated today, Monday, – up from 755 on Friday.

They were among 24,843 deaths recorded across the North West.

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

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

Figures reported on a Monday are likely to be lower as a result of a lag in reporting deaths over the weekend.

A total of 154,864 deaths were recorded throughout England by Monday – up from 154,779 on Friday.