Coronavirus (Wednesday): Four more patients die in Lincolnshire hospitals - bringing total to 101

The total number of patients to have died with coronavirus in Lincolnshire’s hospitals now stands at 101, health chiefs have confirmed today (Wednesday).
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Figures released this afternoon show that four more people have died in United Lincolnshire Health Trust (ULHT) hospitals.

A spokesperson for ULHT said: “Sadly we can confirm that four 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 101.

“The patients were a woman aged 59, and three men aged 86, 87 and 89 who all had underlying health conditions.

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

Meanwhile, the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust - which has hospitals in Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Goole - has seen another fatality - bringing the death total in the region to 63.