Salisbury District Hospital has reported five further deaths from patients who had tested positive for COVID-19.
Inpatient levels of those suffering from the virus stay fairly level, decreasing by one from the numbers reported at the end of last week. There are now 162 patients receiving treatment.
A statement said:
As of 08.15am today there are 162 in patients who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Sadly, we can confirm that another five patients who had been cared for at Salisbury District Hospital and had tested positive for COVID-19 have died.
Two women, one in her seventies and one in her eighties, and a man in his sixties, died on 16th January.
Two men, one in his seventies and one in his eighties, died on 17th January.
All patients had underlying health conditions.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the patients’ families and loved ones at this very difficult and distressing time.
The total number of patients that have died at Salisbury District Hospital after receiving a COVID-19 positive test result is now 122.