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.
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.