Coronavirus (Thursday): One more patient dies in Lincolnshire hospitals - bringing total to 102

The total number of patients to have died with coronavirus in Lincolnshire’s hospitals now stands at 102, health chiefs have confirmed today (Thursday).

Figures released this afternoon 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 102.

“The patient was a man aged 70, who had underlying health conditions.

“His family has 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 four fatalities - bringing the death total in the region to 67.