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Coronavirus: Updates as three more patients die in Shropshire and PM fights virus in intensive care

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Read today's coronavirus updates from across Shropshire, Mid Wales and beyond as a further three patients have died in Shropshire, bringing the total in England to 758, while the Prime Minister fights the virus in intensive care.

Foreign secretary Dominic Raab will be leading the Government while Prime Minister Boris Johnson is being treated in hospital

We're into week three of life under lockdown and we'll be bringing you the latest on the Covid-19 from across the region and further afield.

That includes serious news, the best of your photos and more fantastic videos from our local NHS heroes.

On Monday it was confirmed that a patient being treated at Shropshire's orthopaedic hospital had died with coronavirus.

The patient died at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, near Oswestry, on Saturday, but NHS England confirmed the news yesterday.

It comes as Prime Minister Boris Johsnon fights coronavirus in intensive care after his symptoms worsened yesterday afternoon. In his absence, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Dominic Raab, will take charge of the Government’s response to the Covid-19 crisis.

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