THE number of coronavirus deaths at Warrington Hospital has risen to 129 after one more patient died yesterday, Tuesday.

As of 4pm today, Wednesday 799 residents in the town have now tested positive for Covid-19.

This number has remained in the same in the last 24 hours.

However, things are looking much more positive in the town's care homes.

No coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Warrington care homes for 16 days.

The CQC and ONS data shows that as of Friday, June 12 the last death was recorded on May 27.

In England, a further 77 people who tested positive for the virus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals to 28,138.

Patients were aged between 29 and 98 years old.

Two patients, aged 62 and 98, had no known underlying health conditions.