Coronavirus (Friday): one more patient dies in Lincolnshire hospitals

The total number of patients to have died with coronavirus in Lincolnshire’s hospitals now stands at 116, health chiefs have confirmed today (Friday).

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The latest figures show that one more person has died in United Lincolnshire Health Trust (ULHT) hospitals.

A spokesperson for ULHT said: “Sadly we can confirm that one further patient who was being cared for in one of our hospitals, and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died.

“This brings the total number of deaths in ULHT hospitals to 116.

“The patient was a man aged 78 and he had underlying health conditions.

“His family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals recorded one more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total to 80.