THERE have been no further deaths from coronavirus in Wirral hospitals reported today, NHS England has confirmed.

It means the current total of fatalities at hospitals in the borough stands at 205.

Nationally, a further 157 people have passed away after testing positive for the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals across the country to 25,544.

Patients were aged between 12 and 100 years old.  Seven of the 157 patients (aged between 57 and 88) had no known underlying health condition.

Their families have been informed.