THERE have been no new coronavirus-related deaths Worcestershire's hospitals.

The latest NHS England figures (September 30) show no newly recorded deaths in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust.

This means there have been 282 deaths in the trust's hospitals.

There have been no newly recorded deaths in the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, its figure remains at 28.

These figures relate to recorded deaths up to 5pm the previous day and do not necessarily include deaths which happened on that day.

Across England, a further 43 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 30,005.

Patients were aged between 43 and 98 years old. All except one (aged 72) had known underlying health conditions.

Dates of death range from August 22 to September 29 with the majority being on or after September 24.

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.

The figures on deaths relate to patients who have died in hospital and who have tested positive for Covid-19.

They do not include deaths outside hospital, such as those in care homes, prisons, ambulances or in the community