A FURTHER death with coronavirus has been recorded at Arrowe Park Hospital, NHS England has confirmed today.

The fatality, which occured on Thursday (November 12), takes the total number of patients who have passed away after testing positive with the virus at Wirral University Teaching Hospital - which runs Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge - since the pandemic began to 327.

Nationally, a further 282 people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 37,124.

Patients were aged between 38 and 101 years old. All except 12 (aged 64 to 95 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 10 September to 17 November 2020 with the majority being on or after 13 November.

Their families have been informed.