A harrowing NHS update for our battered region today includes a shocking 17 further virus deaths at Liverpool’s main NHS Trust.
A harrowing total of 33 further covid-19 deaths have been recorded by hospitals in our region.
17 new deaths registered at Liverpool’s struggling hospital Trust
The hospital Trust covering St Helens and Knowsley has added a further 6 covid death s to its growing total.
But the pain is spread far and wide.
It brings the struggling Trust’s covid death total to a shocking 674.
Eight more fatalities were also recorded at Wirral’s main Trust, which includes Arrowe Park hospital.
One further death has been reported by the Trust covering Halton and Warrington.
Not all of the deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours, but the majority occurred on or after October 25.
The Mersey Care specialist mental health Trust has also today reported the death of a covid-19 patient, its first recorded virus death since April 24.
These are the fully updated numbers of covid-19 deaths at our region’s hospitals:
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – 4
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust – 4
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – 20
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust – 4 (+1)
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 674 (+17)
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust – 278 (+6)
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust – 10
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust – 191.