Number of deaths from Covid-19 across Morecambe Bay hospitals jumps by 10 in last week

Four more deaths from Covid-19 have been recorded in Morecambe Bay's hospital trust today.

Monday, 26th October 2020, 2:33 pm
Updated Monday, 26th October 2020, 2:37 pm
The Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

The figures released by NHS England mean there have now been 10 deaths recorded in the last week.

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In addition to the four deaths recorded by NHS England today, Monday October 26, three were recorded on Saturday October 24, one on Friday October 23 and two on wednesday October 21.

This brings the total of deaths after testing positive for coronavirus within the last 28 days at hospitals run by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust to 209, with the numbers roughly split between the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Furness General Hospital in Barrow.

More than 400 people have been discharged from UHMBT after making a recovery.