THERE have been ten new coronavirus related deaths recorded at Worcestershire's hospitals today, according to official statistics.

The latest NHS England daily figures (Tuesday, February 23) show there have been nine new deaths recorded in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, bringing its total to 753 and one new death at the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, bringing its total to remaining at 58.

In total, there have been 811 Covid-19 deaths in county hospitals.

In England, a further 372 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 81,854.

Patients were aged between 28 and 99 years old. All except 16 (aged 44 to 99 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from December 9, 2020 to February 10, 2021 with the majority being on or after February 14.

Their families have been informed.

The Acute Hospitals 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.