Three more people with coronavirus die at the James Paget Hospital
- Credit: Copyright: Archant 2019
A further three people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died at the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH).
In a statement, the hospital said: “Sadly, we can confirm that three patients who were being cared for at the James Paget University Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died.
“The patients who died were a man in his 80s, a woman in her 80s and a woman in her 90s.
“All three patients had underlying health conditions.
“Their families have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”
You may also want to watch:
Two patients died at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
The new figures mean that the region’s total hospital death toll creeps up to 191.
It comes as Norfolk is set to pass more than 1,000 positive cases, following Monday’s announcement that 997 people have now tested positive for the virus.
- 1 'Appalling' - bid for flat-pack flats sparks anger on coast
- 2 'The most difficult one yet' - Knitting queen displays her latest creation
- 3 Town in mourning as nightclub owner who 'loved everybody' dies at 49
- 4 Norfolk hospital records first Covid-related death in five days
- 5 'How much money has been spent?' - Street lamp lit for 12 years still not fixed
- 6 Ho, ho...go! Santa sleigh run going ahead with rule of six
- 7 Nine Norfolk schools closed or partly shut due to Covid-19 cases
- 8 Search for woman, 64, missing from residential home
- 9 Woman missing from residential home found 'safe and well' after search
- 10 Fresh bid to knock down village pub for homes and shops
Public Health England will release the regional figures in due course.