THERE have been three new coronavirus related deaths recorded at Worcestershire's hospitals today, according to official statistics.

The latest NHS England daily figures (Friday February 26) show there have been three new deaths recorded in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, bringing its total to 761 and no new deaths at the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, meaning its total remains at 58.

In total, there have been 819 Covid-19 deaths in county hospitals and at least 1,257 in all settings.

A further 307 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 82,717.

Patients were aged between 34 and 100 years old. All except 9 (aged 60 to 94 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 3 November 2020 to 25 February 2021 with the majority being on or after 19 February.

The Acute Hospitals Trust covers Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Evesham Community Hospital as well as the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch and Kidderminster Hospital.

The Health and Care NHS trust covers community hospitals and rehabilitation wards, including Worcester City Impatient Unit, Malvern Community Hospital, Evesham Community Hospital, Pershore Community Hospital, the Princess of Wales Community Hospital in Bromsgrove, Tenbury Community Hospital and the Wyre Forest Ward.