Nine further Covid deaths in region's hospitals

A further nine coronavirus deaths have been confirmed in the region's hospitals – in the latest figures released by NHS England.

It means the total number of deaths in the Black Country, Staffordshire and Birmingham has increased to 7,874.

NHS England confirmed a total of 100 deaths on Thursday.

Three deaths were announced at the Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, which runs Walsall Manor Hospital, taking the total number of deaths 738.

Two deaths were recorded at the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, which runs Sandwell General and City hospitals, taking the total number of deaths to 1,226.

A further two deaths were reported at the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Russells Hall Hospital, where the death toll now stands at 766.

And two deaths were confirmed at the University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS Trust, taking the total number of deaths to 2,719. The trust runs the Queen Elizabeth, Good Hope, Heartlands and Solihull hospitals.

No deaths were confirmed at any other trusts in the region on Thursday.

The death toll at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust stands at 1,423 and at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust the total number of deaths remains at 835.

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