One COVID-19 fatality in Lincolnshire hospital in last 24 hours

There has been just one further COVID-19 related death recorded in the last 24 hours in Lincolnshire today.

The patient died at a United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust facility, bringing the total at Lincolnshire’s hospitals to 122.

A spokesman confirmed the patient was a man aged 83 who had underlying health conditions.

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

A total of 185 people have died across Lincolnshire’s hospitals and care homes, rising to 271 patients for the Greater Lincolnshire area – when Northern Lincolnshire and Goole figures are taken into account.

Nationally, a further 207 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus have died in England’s hospitals, bringing the total to 24,159.

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