NO more coronavirus deaths have been reported at Wirral hospitals.

The confirmation, from NHS England this afternoon, means the number of people who have passed away from Covid-19 at Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge hospitals since the pandemic began, remains at 238. 

There has been no increase since 5pm on July 8.

Nationally, a further six people who tested positive for the virus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,431.

Patients were aged between 57 and 96 years old. All had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.