THERE has been one new coronavirus-related death recorded in Worcestershire's hospitals following more than a week with no deaths.

The latest NHS England daily figures show there has been one new death recorded in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, whose total number of recorded deaths now stands at 267. The latest figures relate to new deaths being announced (the deaths did not all happen on the same day).

These figures do not include deaths outside hospital, such as those in care homes. This approach makes it possible to compile deaths data on a daily basis using up to date figures.

There have been no new deaths recorded in the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, and its figure remains at 28.

According to these figures, this now means there have been 295 coronavirus-related deaths in Worcestershire hospitals.

This means there have now been at least 504 deaths from coronavirus in Worcestershire in all settings according to Office of National Statistics Data up to June 5.

Across England, a further 46 people who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28, 221. Patients were aged between 12 and 97 years old. Two patients, aged 65 and 85, had no known underlying health conditions.

The Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust covers the Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Evesham Community Hospital as well as the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch and Kidderminster Hospital.

The health and care NHS trust covers community hospitals and rehabilitation wards, including Worcester City Impatient Unit, Malvern Community Hospital, Evesham Community Hospital and Pershore Community Hospital. This update comes following eight days in which no coronavirus deaths were recorded in either of the county's health trusts.