Search

Two more people die with coronavirus in region’s hospitals

PUBLISHED: 14:25 17 May 2020 | UPDATED: 14:25 17 May 2020

Two more people have died with coronavirus in hospitals throughout Suffolk and north Essex Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Two more people have died with coronavirus in hospitals throughout Suffolk and north Essex Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Archant

There have been two more deaths of patients who had tested positive for Covid-19 in hospitals in Suffolk and north Essex.

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT), which manages Ipswich and Colchester hospitals, reported one further death of a patient being treated for coronavirus on Sunday.

It is not yet known which hospital the patient died at.

Meanwhile, the trust responsible for West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds also reported one more death this afternoon.

The ages of both patients and whether they had any underlying health conditions has not yet been confirmed.

Sunday’s updated figures have taken the number of people who have died with coronavirus at ESNEFT’s hospitals to 306, with 58 people sadly passing away at West Suffolk Hospital.

MORE: ‘We don’t want kids to be traumatised’ - schools and nurseries on preparing for more children in June


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ipswich Star. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Ipswich Star