CORONAVIRUS: Latest figures (Tuesday) show rise in number of fatalities recorded in Lincolnshire hospitals
Today's sad news brings the total fatalities in United Lincolnshire Health Trust hospitals to 83.
A spokesman for the trust said: “Sadly we can confirm that seven further patients who were being cared for in our hospitals and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died.
“The patients were six men aged 63, 69,71,78 and two aged 88, and a woman aged 93. All had underlying health conditions.
“Their families have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”