Locations and ages of ten people who died from coronavirus as death toll reaches 21

Ten more people have died after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the UK to 21.

By Daniel Sheridan
Saturday, 14th March 2020, 4:10 pm
Updated Saturday, 14th March 2020, 4:12 pm

There had previously been 10 confirmed deaths of people with coronavirus in England and another person in Scotland.

The new deaths, announced by NHS England, involve patients from nine trusts including:

- A man in his late 70s, who was admitted to Wycombe Hospital with underlying health conditions and was later tested positive for Covid-19, a Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust spokesman confirmed.

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- A man in his mid 80s, who had underlying health conditions and had died after testing positive for Covid-19, according to a Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust spokesman. He was a patient at City Hospital.

- A man in his 80s, who was a patient at New Cross Hospital with underlying health conditions and had tested positive for Covid-19, a Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust spokesman said.

- A man in his 80s, who was a patient at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and had tested positive for Covid-19, a University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust spokesman said.

- Another two deaths of patients who had tested positive for Covid-19 were confirmed by the Barts Health NHS Trust in London. They are believed to have had underlying health conditions.

- There were two deaths of patients who were being cared for by the Barts Health NHS Trust in London. They had tested positive for Covid-19 and are believed to have had underlying health conditions.

- A man in his 90s who tested positive for Covid-19 and died at St George's Hospital, south west London. Jacqueline Totterdell, chief executive at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: "He had been extremely unwell, with significant other health conditions."

- A man in his 80s, who had underlying health conditions and had tested positive for Covid-19, a North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust spokesman said.

- A man in his 80s, who had underlying health conditions and had tested positive for Covid-19, according to Dame Jacqueline Docherty, the London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust's chief executive. He died at Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow, north west London.

- A man in his 80s, who had underlying health conditions and had tested positive for Covid-19, who died at The Countess of Chester Hospital.