NO new coronavirus deaths have been reported at Wirral NHS hospitals for more than a month - NHS England has confirmed.

It means the number of people who have passed away at Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge hospitals after testing positive for Covid-19 remains at 238.

Nationally, the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals is 29,419.

Patients were aged between 65 and 93 years old. All had known underlying health conditions and their families have been informed.