THERE have been no new coronavirus related deaths recorded in Worcestershire's hospitals according to official statistics.

The latest NHS England daily figures, released this afternoon (April 16) show there have been no new Covid deaths.

This means the number of coronavirus deaths in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust remains at 804 with the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust’s total staying at 63.

In total, there have been 867 Covid deaths in county hospitals and at least 1,344 in all settings.

The Acute Hospitals Trust covers Worcestershire Royal 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.