Coronavirus: Latest updates as two further deaths confirmed in Shropshire

Read today's coronavirus updates from across Shropshire, Mid Wales and beyond as a further two deathswere confirmed in Shropshire.

Work continues at the new temporary NHS Nightingale Birmingham Hospital at the NEC, which is being built to provide care for an increased number of patients requiring treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic
Work continues at the new temporary NHS Nightingale Birmingham Hospital at the NEC, which is being built to provide care for an increased number of patients requiring treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Two further coronavirus patients have died at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust, it was confirmed today.

The total number of deaths confirmed at the hospitals trust is now 36, while the total for Shropshire as a whole stands at 37.

A further 765 people who tested positive for coronavirus have now died in England, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in the country to 7,248.

It comes as work is well under way to create the new Nightingale Hospital at the NEC in Birmingham to provide care for an increased number of patients requiring treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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