No new coronavirus deaths in hospitals reported across region

By Jordan Reynolds | Coronavirus | Published:

No new coronavirus deaths in hospitals have been reported across the region.

It means the total number of coronavirus deaths in hospitals across the Black Country, Staffordshire and Birmingham stands at 2,570.

A total of 288 Covid-19 patients have died so far at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, which runs New Cross and Cannock Chase hospitals, and 230 people have died at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust which runs Walsall Manor.

A total of 264 Covid-19 patients have died at Russells Hall Hospital, run by The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, and 383 people have died at the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, which runs Sandwell General and City hospitals.

In Staffordshire, 355 people have died at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust which runs the major hospitals in Stafford and Stoke.

And 979 patients have died at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and others.

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It comes as NHS England revealed a further 11 people have died from coronavirus across England.A spokesman for NHS England said: "A further 11 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,687.

"Patients were aged between 69 and 98 years old. All had known underlying health conditions.

"Date of death ranges from 11 September to 15 September 2020, with the majority on or after 14 September.

"Their families have been informed."

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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