A FURTHER 15 patients being treated for coronavirus at Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley have died.

A total of 95 patients at the hospital who have tested positive for COVID-19 have now passed away.

Diane Wake, chief executive of the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, said: "The patients were aged between 50 and 96-years-old and all had underlying health conditions.

"Our thoughts and condolences are with the families and friends of those patients at this very difficult and distressing time."