NO new deaths relating to Covid-19 have been recorded at Warrington Hospital in the last 24 hours.

The means the Trust's death toll remains at 117.

As of 4pm on Wednesday, 763 Warrington residents have now tested positive for the virus which is an increase of one since Tuesday.

At least 94 people in care homes across the town have also died due to Covid-19, bringing the town's overall death toll to 211.

Across England, a further 185 people who tested positive for the virus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 26,234.

Patients were aged between 28 and 99 years old.

Five of the 185 patients (aged 65 and 96) had no known underlying health condition.