Coronavirus: Updates as Shropshire hospitals death toll reaches 54

Read today's coronavirus updates from across Shropshire, Mid Wales and beyond.

Telford & Wrekin Council has installed "Thank You NHS" road signs at the entrance to The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford
Telford & Wrekin Council has installed "Thank You NHS" road signs at the entrance to The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford

We brought you live updates as another patient who tested positive for the virus has died at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust, bringing the total number of deaths at the county's hospitals to 54.

It comes as the Government is set to announce a three-week extension to the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Meanwhile a prominent scientist has taken Health Minister Matt Hancock to task for casting doubt on the effectiveness of face masks to fight the spread of coronavirus.

And 99-year-old veteran Captain Tom Moore has now raised more than £12 million by walking 100 lengths of his garden. Incredible.

As well as the serious news, we'll be sharing the best of your stories, photos and videos - so please get in touch and let us know how you're spending life under lockdown.

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