Coronavirus (Wednesday) - two more patients die in Lincolnshire hospitals

The total number of patients to have died with coronavirus in Lincolnshire’s hospitals now stands at 114, health chiefs confirmed yesterday (Wednesday).

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The latest figures show that two more people have died in United Lincolnshire Health Trust (ULHT) hospitals.

A spokesperson for ULHT said: “Sadly we can confirm that two 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 114.

“The patients were a woman aged 83 and a man aged 87. Both had underlying health conditions.

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

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals also saw one new COVID-19 death reported, bringing the total to 77.