Two further coronavirus deaths at Shropshire hospitals

Two more coronavirus deaths have been confirmed at the county's major hospital trusts.

One patient was being cared for by Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) in Gobowen – the hospital's first Covid-19 death since May 2 last year.

The other patient was being cared for by Shropshire Community Health Trust (SCHT).

It brings the total number of coronavirus hospital deaths in the county to 371 – 343 at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust, six at RJAH and 22 at SCHT.

There have also been 200 care home Covid-19 deaths in the county.

The death toll at hospitals in Powys remains at 40.

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