NO Covid patient deaths have been reported by the Countess of Chester Hospital Trust for the fourth day in a row, according to latest figures.

NHS England data released this afternoon (Monday, March 15) shows no further deaths have been recorded by Cheshire hospitals.

The last patient death registered by the Countess trust sadly occurred on March 9.

The total number of Covid-19 patient deaths recorded in Cheshire's hospital trusts since the coronavirus pandemic began is:

  • Countess of Chester: 608
  • East Cheshire: 324
  • Mid Cheshire: 473
  • Warrington & Halton: 470
  • Total: 1,875

The daily NHS England data provides information on deaths of patients who have died in hospitals in England after testing positive for Covid-19, split by trust.

Across England, a further 76 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals to 85,310.

Patients were aged between 47 and 102 years-old.

All except one (aged 91) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 11 December 2020 to 14 March 2021, with the majority being on or after 11 March.

Their families have been informed.

The number of deaths of patients with Covid-19 by region are as follows:

East of England - 12

London - 5

Midlands - 25

North East & Yorkshire - 19

North West - 3

South East - 9

South West - 3