THERE have been seven Covid-19 related deaths announced at Worcestershire hospitals in the past week, NHS figures show.

The latest data, up to September 14, shows six coronavirus deaths at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, with its total now at 840.

And there has been a newly recorded Covid death at the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust taking its total to 64.

It means in total there have been 904 Covid-related deaths in Worcestershire hospitals during the pandemic.

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.