Coronavirus: What do we know about the UK victims?


Ten more deaths in the UK announced on Saturday as it was revealed a total of 1,140 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 with 21 dead so far.

NHS England issued statements on Saturday on behalf of nine hospital trusts where patients with coronavirus had died.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust: A man in his late 70s who tested positive had died.

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Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust: A man in his 80s had died according to their City Hospital. He had underlying health conditions and his family has been informed, the trust added.

Barts Health NHS Trust London: Two people died after testing positive for the virus but did not reveal any further details of the patients.

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust: A man being cared for at Leicester Royal Infirmary had died. He was in his 80s.

Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust: A man in his 80s, being treated at New Cross Hospital, had died.

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (South London): A man in his 90s with significant other health conditions had died after testing positive for COVID-19.

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust: A man in his 80s had died at North Middlesex University Hospital in north London.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust: A man in his 60s with underlying health conditions had died at Northwick Park Hospital.

Countess of Chester Hospital: A man who had tested positive for COVID-19 had died. He was in his 80s.

The first person to die was a woman in her 70s at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. She had been “in and out of hospital for non-coronavirus reasons” and had caught the virus in Britain, the hospital said on the 5th of March.




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