One new Covid death announced at Birmingham hospital trust

One new coronavirus death has been confirmed in the region.

The death announced on Sunday means the total number of Covid deaths in hospitals across the region now stands at 7,587.

On top of this, a total of 1,405 people have died in the region's care homes after contracting coronavirus.

NHS England confirmed a further two deaths across the country on Sunday.

One death was announced at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, where 2,610 people have died

No deaths were reported at the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Russells Hall Hospital, or the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, which runs New Cross Hospital, where the total remains at 740 and 801 respectively.

No new deaths were confirmed at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, which runs Walsall Manor Hospital, where a total of 721 people have now died from coronavirus.

And no deaths were announced at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, where the totals remain at 1,376.

The total number of Covid deaths at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust remains at 1,714.

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