It is now three weeks since the last coronavirus death was recorded in Wirral hospitals, NHS England has confirmed.

It means the the number of patients who have died with Covid-19 in Wirral University Teaching Hospitals continues to hold at 238.

Nationally, a further 12 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,303.

Patients were aged between 45 and 99 years old. All had known underlying health conditions. Their families have been informed.