CORONAVIRUS: Latest figures show more deaths in Lincolnshire hospitals

Three more patients have died with coronavirus in Lincolnshire hospitals, it has been revealed today.
New figures released for coronavirus deathsNew figures released for coronavirus deaths
New figures released for coronavirus deaths

The latest figures takes the total deaths in United Lincolnshire Health Trust hospitals to 45.

The latest patients to die were two men and one woman, aged between 65 and 85.

The total number of cases confirmed in Lincolnshire hospitals now stands at 392.

Nationally, there have been 70,272 cases confirmed, and 8,958 deaths.

A spokesperson for ULHT said: “Sadly we can confirm that three 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 45.

“The patients were two men aged 65 and 85, and one woman aged 83. 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 three more deaths, bringing its total to 18.