Salisbury District Hospital has reported five further deaths of patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, though they also report a drop in patients currently in hospital receiving care.
The statement said:
Sadly, we can confirm that a further five patients who had been cared for at Salisbury District Hospital have sadly died. 132 patients in total have now passed away.
Three women, one in her eighties and two in their nineties, and two men in their eighties died on 20th January. All patients had underlying health conditions.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the patients’ family and loved ones at this very difficult and distressing time.
We currently have 168 in-patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 being cared for at the hospital.