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Seven more coronavirus-related deaths at Ipswich and Colchester hospitals

PUBLISHED: 15:02 11 April 2020 | UPDATED: 16:28 11 April 2020

ESNEFT have announced more deaths. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

ESNEFT have announced more deaths. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

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Another six patients have died at Ipswich Hospital and one at Colchester Hospital after catching coronavirus.

Nick Hulme, chief executive for East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We can confirm that six patients, three in their 90s, two in their 80s, and one in their 60s, all of whom had underlying health conditions, have sadly passed away at Ipswich Hospital.

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“One patient in their 80s who had underlying health conditions, has sadly passed away at Colchester Hospital.

“They had all tested positive for COVID-19.

“Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patients’ families and loved ones at this difficult time.”

West Suffolk Hospital has also announced two more coronavirus-related deaths.

Nick Jenkins, medical director for the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust said: “We can confirm that two patients, one in their 70s and one in their 90s, both with underlying health conditions, have passed away at West Suffolk Hospital.

“They had tested positive for COVID-19.

“Our thoughts and condolences remain with these patients’ families and loved ones at this difficult time.”

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