THERE have been no new coronavirus related deaths recorded in Worcestershire's hospitals.

Latest figures from NHSEngland show there have been 290 deaths from coronavirus in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

This is compared to 29 in the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust.

The daily figures show there have been no new deaths in either trust as of 5pm on October 26.

This means there have been at least 544 deaths in Worcestershire in all settings.

Across England, a further 207 people who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 32,117.

Patients were aged between 36 and 101 years old. All except six (aged 60 to 93 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Dates of death range from September 24 to October 26, with the majority being on or after 20 October.

The latest NHS England figures relate to deaths recorded up to 5pm the previous day and do not necessarily include deaths on that day.

The Acute Hospitals Trust covers Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Evesham Community Hospital as well as the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch and Kidderminster Hospital.

The Health and Care NHS trust covers community hospitals and rehabilitation wards, including Worcester City Impatient Unit, Malvern Community Hospital, Evesham Community Hospital, Pershore Community Hospital, the Princess of Wales Community Hospital in Bromsgrove, Tenbury Community Hospital and the Wyre Forest Ward.

The figures on deaths relate to patients who have died in hospital and who have tested positive for Covid-19.

They do not include deaths outside hospital, such as those in care homes, prisons, ambulances or in the community.