THERE have been no coronavirus deaths recorded in Wirral NHS hospitals for 13 consecutive days, NHS England has confirmed.

The number of Covid-19 fatalities reported in Wirral University Teaching Hospital continues to stand at 235.

Nationally, a further 50 people who tested positive for the disease have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,759.

Patients were aged between 52 and 97 years old.   Two patients, aged 52 and 63, had no known underlying health conditions. 

Their families have been informed.