There have been no recorded deaths at Hampshire Hospitals for the eight day running - the longest stretch since the lockdown started. 

The Trust runs Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital as well as hospitals in Andover and Winchester.

To date, 151 people have died in North Hampshire including celebrated cricketer Lee Nurse and renown pediatrician Dr Judith Darmady OBE. 

Nationally, the UK's coronavirus hospital death toll has increased to 29,735 after 164 more fatalities were reported in 24 hours - the second-lowest daily rise on a Sunday since the lockdown started.

England had 147 new cases, Scotland reported nine, Wales had seven and Northern Ireland recorded one as the number of hospital deaths continued to trend downwards.

Only five new deaths were reported in London, one of the lowest daily increases in the capital in weeks.

The lowest Sunday total was 114 on May 17. The daily rise of 164 is down from recent Sunday totals of 205 on May 10, 358 on May 3, 373 on April 26, 534 on April 19 and 710 on April 12.

The Department of Health reported 644 deaths on April 5 and 214 on March 29 - the first two Sundays after the lockdown began.

Before the lockdown 35 deaths were recorded on March 22 and 15 on March 15.