No more heartache in Lincolnshire hospitals after latest coronavirus death figures released

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The total number of people who died after being tested positive for coronavirus in Lincolnshire has increased again.

Figures released by NHS England today, Friday May 8, show that 119 people have died in the county with Covid-19.

Among them, 116 died in hospitals managed by United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (ULHT), against 115 yesterday, Thursday, May 7.

Three people also died in sites run by Lincolnshire Community Health Services (LCHS).

A ULHT spokesperson confirmed that a man with underlying health conditions died of the disease.

“Unfortunately, we can confirm that another patient who was treated in one of our hospitals and who tested positive for Covid-19 has died,” she said.

“This brings the total number of deaths in ULHT hospitals to 116.

“The patient was a 78-year-old male and had underlying health conditions.

“His family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and painful time. “

A spokesperson for the Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust said, “Unfortunately, we can confirm that a patient who was treated in one of our community hospitals and who tested positive for COVID-19 has died.

“The patient, an 80-year-old woman, had an underlying health problem.

“His family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and painful time.”

“The trust will not give any other information about this patient.

“The media are requested to respect the wishes of the family and the interests of hospital staff to avoid disruption of operational services.”

The NHS England has announced 332 new deaths from people who test positive for the virus, bringing the total number of deaths in English hospitals to 22,765.

Public health in Wales reports that 1,090 people have died in the country after being tested positive, an increase of 28 from the previous day.

In Scotland, 49 more people died from the virus, leaving 1,811 people dead in the country.

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