THERE has been two newly recorded coronavirus death in Worcestershire's hospitals.

The latest NHS England figures released today (November 21) show one new death in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust, taking its total to 318.

And there has been a further death at the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, its figure now at 30.

These figures relate to recorded deaths up to 5pm the previous day, and do not necessarily include deaths which happened on that day.

The new deaths mean there has been a total of 348 coronavirus related deaths at Worcestershire hospitals.

And in all settings, which includes care homes and hospices, there have been at least 580 deaths.

Nationally, a further 316 people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died.

Patients were aged between 28 and 102 years old. All except five (aged between 64 and 96) had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.

The Acute Hospitals Trust covers Worcestershire Royal 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