Four more coronavirus-related deaths in region’s hospitals

Four more people have died with coronavirus in Suffolk and north Essex Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Four more people have died with coronavirus in Suffolk and north Essex Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

There have been four more deaths of Covid-19 patients reported in hospitals in Suffolk and north Essex.

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) confirmed two more patients being treated for coronavirus - one in their 50s and one in their 70s - had died at Ipswich Hospital.

They both had underlying health conditions.

Nick Hulme, chief executive of ESNEFT, said: “Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patients’ families and loved ones at this difficult time.”

Meanwhile, the trust responsible for West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds announced the deaths or two more patients being treated for the virus on Saturday.


You may also want to watch:


The most recent figures takes the number of people who have died with Covid-19 at ESNEFT’s hospitals to 305.

West Suffolk Hospital has reported 57 deaths so far.

MORE: Lockdown easing ‘not a green light to go back to normality’, warns police chief

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter