Another nine people have died of coronavirus in hospitals run by the health trusts covering Cumbria and North Lancashire.

Six patients in hospitals in the North Cumbria Integrated Care Foundation Trust died of the virus on the 28 March.

Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary and the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven are part of this trust.

A further three people passed away in hospitals run by the Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation from 27 March to 30 March.

The trust runs the Furness General Hospital and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

No more information has been released about the patients and it is not known whether or not they had any underlying health problems.