A PATIENT at Warrington Hospital has died after testing positive for Covid-19.

They passed away yesterday, Tuesday.

The last recorded death at the Trust was on July 9.

Sadly, this brings the death toll at the hospital to 137.

According to the latest data from NHS England, a further 13 people who tested positive for the virus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals to 29,371.

Nine of these were in the north west.

Patients were aged between 52 and 92 years old and all had known underlying health conditions.