A fourth person has died from coronavirus in Guernsey.

The States of Guernsey have confirmed that the patient, who was in their 80s, passed away over the weekend having tested positive for Covid-19.

It is the third death to be confirmed from the disease in three days.

I am very sorry to report that a patient who tested positive for Covid-19 sadly passed away over the weekend. The patient was in their 80s. I offer my sincere condolences to their family and friends and ask that their privacy is respected at this extremely sad time.

Dr Nicola Brink, Guernsey's Director of Public Health

Deputy Heidi Soulsby, President of Guernsey's Committee for Health & Social Care, also expressed her sympathies.

I am sure the community will join me in offering condolences to the family and friends affected by this sad news.

Deputy Heidi Soulsby, President of Guernsey's Committee for Health & Social Care