THERE have been three new coronavirus related death recorded across Worcestershire's hospitals.

The latest figures, announced by the NHS today (November 15), show three newly-recorded coronavirus related deaths in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, with its total rising from 305 to 308.

This follows yesterday's news of nine new deaths recorded up to November 14.

There are no newly recorded deaths at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Heath and Care NHS Trust and its total remains at 29.

The total number of coronavirus related deaths in Worcestershire hospitals therefore has risen to 337.

The latest figures relate to new deaths being announced and are accurate as of 5pm the previous day.

They do not necessarily include deaths which happened on that day.

In all settings, including hospitals, hospices and at home, there have been at least 562 Covid-19 related deaths in the county.

Across England a further 132 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 36,322.

Patients were aged between 45 and 100 years old. All except one (aged 69) had known underlying health conditions.

Dates of death range from October 23 to November 14, with the majority being on or after November 12.

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.