THERE have been no new Covid-related deaths recorded at Worcestershire's hospitals for the past four days.

The zero figure from the latest NHS England daily figures (Monday, March 29) mean the number of deaths recorded in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust remains at 797 and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust’s total stays at 63.

In total, there have been 860 Covid-19 deaths in county hospitals and at least 1,307 in all settings.

Nationally, a further 18 people who tested positive for the Covid-19 died, bringing to 86,194 the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England.

Those 18 patients were aged between 58 and 95 years old. All except one, who was aged 62, had known underlying health conditions.

The deaths occurred between March 20 and March 28. Their families have been informed.

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.

A total of 28,709,906 Covid-19 vaccinations took place in England between December 8 and March 28, according to NHS England data, including first and second doses, which is a rise of 379,454 on the previous day.

NHS England said 25,903,782 were the first dose of a vaccine, a rise of 252,376 on the previous day, while 2,806,124 were a second dose, an increase of 127,078.