Five more coronavirus deaths have been recorded at Wirral hospitals, NHS England has confirmed.

The fatalities occurred on October 10, 11, 13 (two) and 14, taking the total number of patients who have died with Covid-19 at Wirral University Teaching Hospital to 256.

The Globe chart below shows how the frequency of deaths at the trust has risen over the past two weeks.

Nationally, a further 82 people, who tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 30,825.

Patients were aged between 35 and 97 years old. All except eight (aged between 49 and 94) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from October 2 to October 15, with the majority being on or after October 14.

Their families have been informed.