April 30, 2020 3.19 pm This story is over 50 months old

Five more deaths reported in Greater Lincolnshire hospitals

The deaths include one in Lincolnshire and four in Northern Lincolnshire

There have been five more coronavirus patient deaths recorded across Greater Lincolnshire hospitals.

NHS England has confirmed that one more person has died at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust, while in Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Trust there were another four deaths.

The latest data for April 30, means Lincolnshire’s death toll stands at 102, while North Lincolnshire’s rises to 67.

A spokesman for ULHT said: “Sadly we can confirm that one further patient who was being cared for in one of our hospitals, and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died. This brings the total number of deaths in ULHT hospitals to 102.

“The patient was a man aged 70, who had underlying health conditions.

“His family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”

The number of deaths reported in England’s hospitals has risen by 391 to 20,137.