THERE have been three new coronavirus related deaths recorded at Worcestershire's hospitals today, according to official statistics.

The latest NHS England daily figures (Wednesday, 7 April) show there have been three new deaths recorded in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, bringing its total to 802.

There were no newly recorded deaths at the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, with the death toll remaining at 63.

In total, there have been 1,342 Covid-19 deaths in county settings.

In England, a further 42 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 86,476.

Patients were aged between 33 and 98 years old. All except two (aged 33 and 55 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 20 October 2020 to 6 April 2021.

Their families have been informed.

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.