No further Covid deaths in county

There continue to have been no further Covid deaths at county hospitals, with the last coming more than a month ago.

There has been no increase in the number of Covid deaths in the county according to NHS England
There has been no increase in the number of Covid deaths in the county according to NHS England

The latest NHS England figures show that there have been no Covid deaths at Shropshire NHS trusts since March 21.

It means the number of people to have died with Covid at county NHS trusts remains 595 – 554 at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, 34 at Shropshire Community Health Trust, and seven at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital near Oswestry.

The number of people to have died in county care homes remains 296 – 219 in Shropshire and 77 in Telford & Wrekin.

The number of people to have died in Powys with the virus is 267.

Across the UK the Covid death toll has increased by 29 to 127,480.

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