Four more people die with coronavirus in Shropshire

Four additional coronavirus deaths have been recorded at Shropshire's main hospital trust.

The daily number of coronavirus deaths at Shropshire hospitals as of January 8. By date of death, not date death was announced. Data: NHS England.
The daily number of coronavirus deaths at Shropshire hospitals as of January 8. By date of death, not date death was announced. Data: NHS England.

Figures released today show that another four people died with coronavirus at the Royal Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH).

It means that 308 Covid-19 deaths have now been recorded at the county's two main hospitals.

Another 20 people have died in total at Shropshire Community Health Trust, along with five at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital near Oswestry.

Meanwhile 147 people are thought to have died with coronavirus in Powys since the start of the pandemic, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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