Covid-19 death toll in Chesterfield rises with two more deaths
A further two people have died from Covid-19 in Chesterfield, latest figures have shown.
Most recent data released this afternoon (December 30) from NHS England revealed that the patients died from the deadly virus while being treated in Chesterfield Royal Hospital.
This brings Chesterfield's coronavirus death toll to 205.
There were no deaths recorded yesterday (December 29).
Nationwide, 494 more people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 49,719, NHS England said on Wednesday.
Patients were aged between 30 and 100. All except 20, aged between 36 and 92, had known underlying health conditions.
The deaths were between November 9 and December 29.
There were 23 other deaths reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.