THERE have been two new coronavirus related deaths in Worcestershire hospitals, according to the latest NHS England data.

The latest NHS England figures today (November 20) shows two newly recorded deaths in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust.

This means there have now been 317 deaths in the trust's hospitals.

There have been no newly recorded deaths in the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, its figure remains at 29.

This means in total there have been 374 Covid-19 related hospital deaths.

And in all settings, including care homes and at home, there have been at least 578 deaths.

In England 326 people, who tested positive for Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 37,796.

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Patients were aged between 29 and 100 years old. All except six, aged between 50 and 82, had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.

The acute hospital trust covers 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, Pershore Community Hospital, the Princess of Wales Community Hospital in Bromsgrove, Tenbury Community Hospital and the Wyre Forest Ward.