There have been two new coronavirus death recorded across all Hampshire hospitals.

It comes as England today (Friday) moves closer to 26,000 coronavirus-related deaths in hospitals.

Figures released by NHS England today show that amongst the new deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, none were at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester hospitals. This was the fourth consecutive day where no new deaths were recorded at the hospital trust.

No new deaths were recorded at Portsmouth Hospital, two were recorded at University Hospital Southampton and none at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.

A further 121 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 25,387.

Patients were aged between 41 and 98 years old. Three of the 121 patients (aged between 50 and 91) had no known underlying health condition.