No further coronavirus deaths in Shropshire as UK death toll rises by 11

There have been no further coronavirus deaths in Shropshire's hospitals.

It means the death toll at the county's hospitals remains at 597.

There have been 556 deaths linked to coronavirus at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, which runs Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital in Telford.

A further 34 patients have died at Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust and there have been seven deaths at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital near Oswestry.

Latest data from the Office for National Statistics show there have been 272 deaths in Powys.

In addition, there have been 78 coronavirus related deaths at Telford & Wrekin care homes since the start of the pandemic.

In Shropshire's care homes, there have been 221 deaths.

In the UK the death toll rose by 11 to 127,956.

A total of 73,359,099 Covid vaccinations have also been given in the UK, including 42,460,632 first doses.

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