There have been no further coronavirus deaths in Wirral hospitals for six days running, NHS England has confirmed.

It means the number of patients who have died with Covid-19 at Wirral University Teaching Hospital remains at 235.

A further 51 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,435.

Patients were aged between 48 and 96 years old. All patients had known underlying health conditions. Their families have been informed.

The North West accounted for 11 of the 51 deaths recorded today.