More than 130 people have died in hospitals in Cumbria, north Lancashire and the south of Scotland after contracting coronavirus since the outbreak began.

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  • Cumbria and North Lancashire

Three more people died over the weekend in hospitals run by the North Cumbria Integrated Care Trust NHS Foundation Trust.

This includes the Cumberland Infirmary and the West Cumberland Hospital.

43

people have now died in North cumbria since the outbreak began.

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In hospitals under the University of Morecambe Bay Trust, five people passed away on Saturday and two people on Sunday.

62

deaths in South Cumbria and North Lancashire since the outbreak began.

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  • Scottish Borders

17 people have now died in the Scottish Borders since the outbreak began.

There are currently 41 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 being treated across NHS Borders' hospitals, with a further 10 suspected and awaiting test results.

Seven patients are being treated in intensive care and 17 patients have recovered and have been discharged.

17

people have died in Scottish Borders since the outbreak began.

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  • Dumfries and Galloway

As of Friday 3 April, the trust announced that 10 people have died in the region in which coronavirus was either the primary cause of death or a factor potentially contributing to death.

An update on the number of deaths in Dumfries and Galloway resulting from COVID-19 will be made to the coronavirus section of the website on a weekly basis.

10

people have died.

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