The statistics which document how many people have died from coronavirus from March 1 to May 31, 2020 in Chesterfield, show which areas of the town have been hardest hit by the disease.
Staveley and Norbriggs, which were grouped together as one area in the data set, had the highest percentage of Covid-19 deaths – with 38% of the area’s total deaths between March and the end May due to the virus.
While Spital and Hasland had the highest number of coronavirus deaths in Chesterfield as 12 people from the area sadly lost their lives to the disease, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Boythorpe and Birdholme was the least affected area of the town, with just 1 Covid-19 related death from March to May.
1. Staveley and Norbriggs
In Staveley and Norbriggs, 11 people have lost their lives to coronavirus between March 1 and May 31, 2020. In total, 29 people died during the same period, meaning that 38% of the towns' deaths were due to Covid-19. Staveley and Norbriggs had the highest percentage of coronavirus deaths in Chesterfield, according to the latest ONS figures.
Photo: Staveley and Norbriggs
2. Brimington South and Tapton
In the area, there were 11 deaths due to the coronavirus from March to May and 38 people died in total during the same period. This means 29% of people who died from Brimington South and Tapton lost their lives due to the virus.
Photo: Brimington South and Tapton
3. Old Whittington
Out of the 28 people that died in Old Whittington from March 1 to May 31, 2020, eight deaths were due to the coronavirus. This means 29% of deaths were Covid-19 related.
Photo: Old Whittington
4. New Whittington, Hollingwood and Barrow Hill
There were 4 coronavirus deaths in New Whittington, Hollingwood and Barrow Hill from March to May, the ONS have said. Out of the 15 total people who died from all causes in the area, 29% of these deaths were due to Covid-19.
Photo: New Whittington, Hollingwood and Barrow Hill