A FURTHER five deaths with coronavirus have been recorded at Wirral hospitals, NHS England has confirmed today.

The fatalities, which occured on November 11, 14 and 15, take the total number of patients who have passed away Wirral University Teaching Hospital - which runs Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge - since the pandemic began to 326.

Nationally, a further 330 people, who tested positive for the virus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 36,842.

Patients were aged between 27 and 99 years old. All except 11 (aged 30 to 93 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 29 October to 16 November 2020 with the majority being on or after 13 November.

Their families have been informed.