Three more coronavirus-related deaths confirmed in region’s hospitals
- Credit: Archant
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.
You may also want to watch:
Nationally, 121 further deaths have been confirmed, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in all settings to 36,914.
- 1 More Suffolk petrol stations closed as PM plans action
- 2 Blaze spreads from classic car to bungalow next door
- 3 Lorry drivers being offered up to £60,000 and other bonuses as shortage bites
- 4 Explained: What is causing the long queues at petrol stations?
- 5 How it all unfolded: Town grab late point against Owls in bizarre fashion
- 6 Two arrested after man dies in crash
- 7 Stu says: Five observations following Ipswich's 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday
- 8 Match Ratings: How Town players performed against Wednesday
- 9 Ipswich Town 1 Sheffield Wednesday 1: Late Chaplin goal grabs Town a point
- 10 'I felt we deserved to win' - Cook on 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday