Coronavirus: 5th patient dies at Dorset County Hospital

Coronavirus: 5th patient dies at Dorset County Hospital

Published by George Sharpe at 2:40pm 2nd April 2020. (Updated at 7:06am 3rd April 2020)

Another patient has died after testing positive for COVID-19 at Dorset County Hospital.

NHS England has announced a further 561 people who tested positive for the coronavirus have died.

It brings the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals across England to 2,698.

Patients were aged between 22 and 100 years old.

44 of them had no underlying health conditions. They were between the ages of 25 and 100.

No information has been released about the latest patient who died at Dorset County Hospital on Monday 1st March.