Trusts confirms 19 people have now died at Hinchingbrooke Hospital after contracting coronavirus

19 people have now died at Hinchingbrooke Hospital

19 people have now died at Hinchingbrooke Hospital - Credit: Archant

This is the latest figure according to information on the North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust website.

The trust reports that a total of 45 patients have died from Covid-19 and that breaks down as: 19 at Hinchingbrooke Hospital and 26 at Peterborough City Hospital. Patients were aged 30 to 90 years old and had pre-existing health conditions. They had all tested positive for COVID-19.

Caroline Walker, chief executive, for the North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, said: “I can confirm that sadly, a total of 45 patients being cared for in our trust have passed away since we began reporting Covid-19-related deaths. There have been 19 at Hinchingbrooke Hospital and 26 at Peterborough City Hospital. Patients were aged 30 to 90 years old and had pre-existing health conditions. They had all tested positive for COVID-19.

“Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patients’ families and loved ones at this difficult time.”

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