THERE has been one new death from coronavirus recorded in the county's hospitals.

The latest NHS England figures show there was one new death recorded, meaning there have now been 302 deaths in the county's hospitals during the crisis.

The new death was recorded in the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which has now had 274 deaths.

The number of deaths in the Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust remains at 28.

These figures mean there have now been at least 511 deaths in Worcestershire in settings during the coronavirus crisis.

Elsewhere, a further 37 people who tested positive for coronavirus in England have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,709.

Patients were aged between 48 and 94 years old. One patient, aged 80, had no known underlying health conditions.

These figures relate to deaths recorded up to 5pm the previous day. They do not necessarily mean deaths which happened on that day.

The Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust covers the Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Evesham Community Hospital as well as the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch and Kidderminster Hospital.

The health and care NHS trust covers community hospitals and rehabilitation wards, including Worcester City Impatient Unit, Malvern Community Hospital, Evesham Community Hospital, Pershore Community Hospital, the Princess of Wales Community Hospital in Bromsgrove, Tenbury Community Hospital and the Wye Forest Ward.