The NHS has announced 21 more patients have lost their lives with coronavirus in the Anglia region bringing the total number of hospital deaths to 3,758.

Four more patients have died in hospitals in Northamptonshire where health authorities have warned the public to take extra care with maintaining the lockdown and social distancing as cases have failed to decline as fast as elsewhere.

The West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds and Mid Essex NHS Trust which runs Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford each reported two more patients dying with coronavirus on Tuesday.

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust which runs the Lister Hospital in Stevenage also reported two patients had died although there had been a delay in reporting one of the deaths, which occurred on 6th May

Overall since the start of the pandemic, more than 5,300 people have died in the Anglia region including cases where Covid-19 is stated on the death certificate but was not confirmed with a positive test.

A further two deaths were reported by the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust bringing the total for the Trust to 159. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Across England, a further 115 people, who tested positive for coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 27,159.

NHS England said the patients were aged between 26 and 100 years old and that five of them had no known underlying health condition.

Total number of deaths of patients with Covid-19 at hospitals in the Anglia region

Figures from NHS England to 5pm on Wednesday 2 June 2020 released on Thursday

  • 351 - West Hertfordshire NHS Trust including Watford General (unchanged since yesterday)

  • 335 - East Suffolk & North Essex (unchanged) which includes hospitals in Aldeburgh, Colchester, Felixstowe and Ipswich

  • 276 - Basildon Hospital (unchanged)

  • 257 - Luton & Dunstable Hospital (unchanged)

  • 248 - Northampton General Hospital (up 2)

  • 219 - NW Anglia, Peterborough & Hinchingbrooke (up 1)

  • 210 - Southend Hospital (up 1)

  • 201 - Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (unchanged)

  • 193 - Mid Essex, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford (up 2)

  • 190 - Kettering General Hospital (up 2)

  • 174 - Bedford Hospital (unchanged)

  • 159 - East & North Herts including the Lister Hospital, Stevenage (up 2)

  • 145 - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn (up 2)

  • 122 - Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (unchanged)

  • 121 - Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge (unchanged)

  • 114 - James Paget Hospital, Gorleston (unchanged)

  • 102 - Milton Keynes Hospital (unchanged)

The map shows the number of people with coronavirus who have died in each county in the Anglia region. Credit: Data from Office of National Statistics, the NHS and the Care Quality Commission.
  • 75 - West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds (up 2)

  • 25 - Norfolk Community Health (up 1)

  • 24 - Fryatt Hospital, Harwich (up 1)

  • 21 - Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge (unchanged)

  • 17 - Essex Partnership NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 10 - Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 8 - Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 8 - Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 6 - Braintree Community Hospital (unchanged)

  • 4 - Clacton Hospital (unchanged)

  • 3 - Beccles Hospital (unchanged)

  • 2 - Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 2 - St Peter's Hospital, Maldon (unchanged)

  • 1 - Halstead Hospital (unchanged)

  • 1 - Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Trust (unchanged)

  • 134 - Deaths in hospitals in the East of England attributed to Covid-19 on the death certificate without a positive test (an increase of 5 since yesterday)