Map showing areas of Suffolk with no coronavirus deaths released

Map shows where those have died from coronavirus are from Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Map shows where those have died from coronavirus are from Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

An interactive map showing the areas of Suffolk that have not yet recorded a Covid-19 related death has been released.

The map, from the Office of National statistics (ONS), shows where the people who died between March 1 and April 17 lived.

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Among the worst affected areas of Suffolk are the Christchurch Park area of Ipswich, Bixley and Nacton, and an area just outside of Stowmarket that includes Finborough and Battisford.

But some areas of the county have recorded no deaths at all. These include Hadleigh, Leiston and Aldeburgh, and an area of north Suffolk that includes Laxfield.

In total, 28,131 people have died in the UK. The figure covers all settings including hospitals and other care facilities.

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The map breaks down the county into areas the ONS call Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOA).

Each MSOA is home to around 7,000 people.

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Data released by the Government on Saturday afternoon showed that in Suffolk, there are now 1,076 confirmed cases of coronavirus, while over the border in Essex there are 2,615 cases.

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