THERE have been no new coronavirus related deaths in Worcestershire hospitals according to the latest NHS England data.

The latest figures, announced by the NHS today (October 12) show no newly-recorded coronavirus related deaths in either the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust or the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust.

The total number of hospital deaths from coronavirus remains at 313.

This included 285 deaths in the Acute Hospitals Trust and 28 at the Health and Care NHS Trust.

The latest figures include deaths recorded up to 5pm the previous day and do not necessarily include deaths to happen on that day.

In England a further 36 people, who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 30,507.

Patients were aged between 31 and 97 years old. All but two patients (aged 81 and 93) had known underlying health conditions.

Dates of death range from October 8 to October 11, 2020 with the majority being on or after October 10.

The acute hospital 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.