NHS England has reported no new coronavirus deaths across North West England today.

It means that the number of patients who have died with Covid-19 at Wirral University Teaching Hospital continues to hold at 238.

Nationally, a further 15 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,066.

Patients were aged between 72 and 96 years old.   One patient, aged 96 years, had no known underlying health conditions. 

Their families have been informed.

There have now been only two coronavirus deaths recorded at Wirral NHS hospitals in the past two weeks.