Figures released on Saturday revealed there have been six more Covid-related deaths in England – but all were elderly people with underlying health conditions
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A further six people have died with coronavirus in hospitals in England in the last 24 hours.
One person died with Covid in Wales, Scotland recorded no deaths, bringing the UK total in the past day to seven deaths.
This means the total number of confirmed reported deaths in English hospitals linked to Covid is 29,496.
In the latest deaths, the patients were aged between 79 and 93 years old and all had known underlying health conditions.
One of the deaths was in the east of England, two were in the north-east and Yorkshire, one was in the north-west, while two were in the south-east.
There were no Covid-related deaths in the Midlands.
The figures come as Birmingham is the latest area of the UK to teeter on the edge of a local lockdown as infections rise in the city. It has been put on a watch list and voluntary restrictions have been…
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