NO further coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Wirral hospitals today, NHS England has confirmed.

It means the total number of people who have passed away in Wirral University Teaching Hospital after testing positive for the virus stands at 236.

Only one Covid-19 fatalitiy has been recorded at the trust in the last 16 days.

Nationally, a further 39 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,871.

Patients were aged between 45 and 99 years old.   All patients had known underlying health conditions. 

Their families have been informed.