A further nine coronavirus deaths have been confirmed at hospitals in Greater Lincolnshire as fatalities in the north of the county pass 50.
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust saw the most fatalities with eight recorded at the region’s hospitals.
It means the number of deaths in northern Lincolnshire now stands at 52.
Meanwhile, United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust confirmed one patient had died after testing positive for COVID-19.
A spokesperson for ULHT said: “Sadly we can confirm that a further patient who was being cared for in one of our hospitals and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died.
“The patient was a 64 year old man 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 total number of deaths now stand at 138 in the county.
- 86 in Lincolnshire
- 52 in Northern Lincolnshire
Meanwhile, NHS England confirmed that 514 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died across the country.
Patients were aged between 31 and 100 years old, 16 of them had no known underlying health condition.