Grim milestone

From today’s Western Morning News:

A grim milestone in the coronavirus statistics has been reached in the Westcountry, with confirmation that more than 1,000 people in Devon and Cornwall have died with the disease.


The fully collated list of figures up to January 16 shows the total number of deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate was 1,009 for Devon and Cornwall combined.

In all, 600 died in hospitals, 329 in care homes, 73 at home, one in a hospice, three in a communal establishment and three ‘elsewhere’.