HOSPITALS in Herefordshire have reported no new coronavirus deaths, meaning the last death of a patient who had tested positive for Covid-19 was 16 days ago.

NHS England confirmed the total deaths at the trust remained at 56 as of 4pm on Tuesday (July 7), with the last coronavirus death on June 21.

Across the midlands, 5,789 patients have now died from coronavirus in hospital, an increase of 13 from the previous day.

The death toll in hosptials across Englands now stands at 28,971, up from 28,939 on Monday.