The latest NHS England figures show that three more people have been confirmed dead in Devon hospitals after testing positive for Covid-19.

The statistics reveal that a further 372 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in England, with one at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital in Exeter and two at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

All three occurred on Monday, November 30.

It brings the number of deaths of patients who tested positive for Covid-19 to 81 at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital.

The number for Derriford now stands at 130.

Across all hospitals in Devon, there have now been 313 people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus.

An NHS England statement said: “A further 372 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 41,310.

“Patients were aged between 19 and 103 years old. All except 17 (aged 19 to 93 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

“Date of death ranges from 7 April to 1 December 2020. Their families have been informed.”

Covid deaths by region

Data from NHS England for the period November 30 at 4pm to December 1 at 4pm

East of England – 31

London – 26

Midlands – 100

North East & Yorkshire – 61

North West – 92

South East – 34

South West – 28

TOTAL 372





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