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Three more coronavirus-related deaths confirmed in region’s hospitals

PUBLISHED: 15:46 25 May 2020 | UPDATED: 18:33 25 May 2020

Three more people have died in the region's hospitals after contracting Covid-19, including two people in Bury St Edmunds   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Three more people have died in the region's hospitals after contracting Covid-19, including two people in Bury St Edmunds Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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A further three people have died in the region’s hospitals after testing positive for coronavirus.

According to figures released by NHS England, one patient in their 80s – who had underlying health conditions – has died at Ipswich Hospital.

The death brings the total number of people who have died after contracting the virus in East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) hospitals to 318.

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

Two more people, both in their 80s with underlying health conditions, have died at West Suffolk Hospital after testing positive for the virus, bringing the total number of deaths there to 66.

Nationally, 121 further deaths have been confirmed, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in all settings to 36,914.


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