CORONAVIRUS: Five more deaths recorded in Lincolnshire hospitals (Monday)

A woman aged 52 is among five more coronavirus patients who have died in Lincolnshire hospitals have died, latest figures show.
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NHS England figures released this afternoon (Monday) show five more patients with the virus have died in United Lincolnshire Health Trust (ULHT) hospitals.

That brings the total to have died to 58.

In total, 478 cases have now been confirmed in the county.

A spokesperson for ULHT said: “Sadly we can confirm that five further patients who were being cared for in our hospitals, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died.

"This brings the total number of deaths in ULHT hospitals to 58.

“The patients were three women aged 52, 67 and 77, and two men aged 72 and 85. All had underlying health conditions.

“Their families have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”

The Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust - which has hospitals in Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Goole – recorded one more death, bringing its total to 23.

Nationally there have now been 11,329 deaths recorded with patients suffering coronavirus, and 88,621 confirmed cases