Coronavirus: Updates as six further deaths confirmed at Shropshire hospitals

By Kirsten Rawlins | Coronavirus | Published:

Read today's coronavirus updates from across Shropshire, Mid Wales and beyond - as a further six deaths have been confirmed as Shropshire hospitals.

It brings the total to have died with the virus at the trust to 34.

So far 36 people are known to have died in Shropshire with coronavirus, one at a residential complex and another at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital near Oswestry.

A further 828 people, who tested positive for the coronavirus have died in England, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in the country to 6,483.

In the UK, a total of 7,097 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus as of 5pm on Tuesday, the Department of Health said today, up by 938 from 6,159 the day before.

Key developments:

See today's updates here:

Kirsten Rawlins

By Kirsten Rawlins

Digital Content Manager for the Shropshire Star and Express & Star. Also reviews concerts and events, as well as writing features and celebrity interviews. E-mail me at, or phone 01952 241440.

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