July 30, 2020 3.21 pm This story is over 46 months old

One new COVID-19 death in Lincolnshire

Five deaths in total so far in July

Greater Lincolnshire’s hospitals reported a new coronavirus-related death on Thursday.

The latest NHS figures show one further death of a patient who tested positive for coronavirus at Lincolnshire Community Health Service facilities.

No other deaths were reported at trusts across the region.

So far this month there has been five COVID-19 related deaths in Greater Lincolnshire.

Nationally, a further 12 people who tested positive for the Coronavirus have died in hospitals in England bringing the total to 29,329.

266 people have died in hospitals across the region so far during the pandemic.

Government figures are due to be updated later today, but currently put the total tally at 457 people from the three local authorities who have died.

The figure includes deaths outside healthcare services and those which took place in other authorities.

Wednesday saw seven new confirmed cases, bringing the cumulative total for Greater Lincolnshire to 3,459.