TWO more patients have passed away in Warrington Hospital after testing positive for Covid-19.

According to the latest NHS figures, the two patients died on Saturday.

This is in addition to the patient who also passed away on Saturday as previously reported.

This means 16 people have now died in Warrington after contracting coronavirus.

In the last 24 hours, a further 403 people have died across the UK.

The latest government figures show that 138 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Warrington.

This total does not include residents who could have coronavirus but have not been tested as they are in self-isolation after showing symptoms.