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Six Greater Lincolnshire COVID-19 deaths in latest figures

They include another at Lincolnshire’s community health service

A further six COVID-19 related deaths have been confirmed across Greater Lincolnshire today.

Two deaths were reported in Lincolnshire’s hospitals, with one at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust facilities and another under the care of Lincolnshire Community Health Services.

A spokesperson for ULHT said: “Sadly we can confirm that one further patient who was being cared for in our hospitals, and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died.

“The patient was a man aged 80 with underlying health conditions.

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

The latest figures bring the total deaths in Lincolnshire to 113.

Four deaths were confirmed at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals, bringing the total to 76.

Across England a further 366 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus have died, bringing the total number in the country’s hospitals to 21,750.