EIGHT more coronavirus patient deaths have been confirmed at Warrington Hospital.

A total of 183 people who had tested positive for Covid-19 have now passed away at Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, as of Monday afternoon.

The most recently available figures for the hospital, for Friday, had previously shown a death toll of 175.

Warrington Hospital currently has 117 inpatients being treated for coronavirus, including 16 in intensive care.

Since the start of the pandemic, 556 people who had received treatment for the virus at the Lovely Lane site have been discharged.