NO new coronavirus deaths have been reported at Wirral NHS hospitals - NHS England confirmed this afternoon.

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, with no increase in more than a month.

Nationally, a further six people, have died from the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,425.

Patients were aged between 46 and 96 years old. All had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.