The latest figures mean the total number of death for the Black Country, Staffordshire and Birmingham now stands at 772.
A further 765 people who tested positive for coronavirus have now died in England, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in the country to 7,248.
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It came as work gathers pace to open the new Nightingale Hospital at Birmingham's NEC this weekend.