NO further deaths from coronavirus have been recorded at Wirral hospitals, 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 currently stands at 238.

Nationally, a further 22 people who tested positive for the have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,013.

An NHS England statement read: "Patients were aged between 52 and 99 years old. All patients had known underlying health conditions. 

"Their families have been informed."