Eight more Covid deaths at Kettering General Hospital

The hospital's sobering death toll is nearing 200

Kettering General Hospital.
Kettering General Hospital.

The number of Covid patients who have died at KGH is nearing 200 after another eight deaths were confirmed today (Wednesday).

The Rothwell Road's death toll now stands at 188 after the deaths, six of which took place in May.

NHS England said one patient died on May 18, one on May 29, two on May 30, two on May 31 and two on June 1.

Just three NHS trusts in England announced more deaths than KGH today - London North West University (14), Liverpool University Hospitals (11) and Medway (15).

Elsewhere in the county three patients died at Northampton General Hospital and one died at a Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust site.

In England today 179 hospital deaths were confirmed, with patients aged between 12 and 97.

The Midlands, which includes Kettering, was the region with the highest number of deaths with 39.

Last week the hospital confirmed they were still treating 100 Covid patients.

The hospital's Covid recovery data won't be released.