THERE have been no recorded coronavirus deaths in the county's hospitals according to the statistics released over the weekend.

The latest NHS England figures, released on Saturday and Sunday, showed there had been no new deaths.

Last Thursday we revealed there had been a Covid-19 death - the first in county hospitals in over a month.

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As it stands the number of deaths in Worcestershire Acute Hospital Trust's hospitals are at 279, and at Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust it stands at 28.

In total there have been 307 Covid-19 deaths in county hospital and in all settings there have been at least 530 Worcestershire deaths.

The Department of Health reported yesterday that in the latest 24 hour period there had been one death recorded, taking the total number of Covid-19 deaths nationally to 41,499.