Two more people with coronavirus die at Northampton General Hospital - taking total to nine
"The families have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time"
Two more patients at Northampton General Hospital (NGH) with coronavirus have died, according to the latest update today (Wednesday, April 1).
Matthew Metcalfe, medical director for Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, said: “Sadly we can confirm that two patients who had been tested positive for Covid-19 have died.
"The families have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time."
The hospital are not releasing any further details are being released regarding the latest deaths.
The coronavirus death toll at NGH now stands at nine, with five at Kettering General Hospital, equalling a Northamptonshire death toll of 14.
A 92-year-old man was the first to die at the hospital on March 16, before a 78-year-old man died on March 26 - both had underlying health issues.
Four people aged in their 70s and 80s were confirmed to have died at KGH today but had actually died between March 23 and 30.
The latest testing figures for Northamptonshire, released yesterday, shows 170 people have tested positive for coronavirus.
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