There have now been no coronavirus deaths in Wirral hospitals for 11 consecutive days, NHS England has confirmed.

The last fatality was on June 17, keeping the total number of patients who have died with the virus at Wirral University Teaching Hospital at 235.

A further 19 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,672.

Patients were aged between 60 and 96 years old. All patients had known underlying health conditions. Their families have been informed.

Three of the deaths recorded today were in the North West, with two of them occurring at Liverpool University Hospital.