Twenty-three more people have died in Greater Manchester's hospitals after testing positive for coronavirus.

The region's hospital death toll has now reached 5,632, the latest NHS figures show.

In the last 24-hour reporting period, nine further deaths were recorded at the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust each recorded another three deaths.

Two deaths were reported at the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust.

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The total number of coronavirus-related deaths at hospital trusts in Greater Manchester, as of Tuesday, March 2 is:

NHS England said there were a further 279 deaths in the country, bringing the total number of fatalities in hospitals in England to 83,529.

One of the victims was aged under 19.

Each day the NHS in England publishes the number of deaths recorded by each hospital trust in the last 24-hour period.

These are deaths where the person had tested positive for the virus or where COVID-19 was mentioned on their death certificate.

NHS England's daily figures sometimes include previously uncounted deaths that took place several days - or even weeks ago.

They do not include deaths in care homes or community settings.