May 20, 2020 4.10 pm This story is over

No COVID-19 deaths reported in Lincolnshire for second day in a row

It is the fourth such report in two weeks

There have been no reported coronavirus-related deaths in Greater Lincolnshire hospitals in a 24 hour period for a second day in a row.

The latest government statistics have shown no rise in any of the trusts covering the region including both United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals Trust.

It is the second day in a row where no deaths have been reported in the official figures and the fourth time in two weeks.

So far, across Lincolnshire, there have been a total of 283 deaths across various trusts and council care homes.

Nationally, a further 166 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 25,079.

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