No new coronavirus deaths have been recorded in hospitals in Greater Manchester in the past 24 hours.

And there have also been no new deaths in hospitals with Covid-19 anywhere in the north west according to the latest government figures.

The NHS publishes data each day relating to the number of deaths that have been recorded at each hospital trust in England in the last 24 hours.

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

The NHS releases daily data on deaths recorded by hospital trusts in England

These often sometimes include previously uncounted deaths that took place several days - or even weeks ago.

However they do not include deaths in care homes, the community or other settings.

And previous weeks' data often shows a delay in recording deaths at weekends.

A total of 15 people who had tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospitals in England today's figures revealed.

Patients were aged between 72 and 96 years old and only one patient, aged 96, had no known underlying health conditions NHS England said.

Seven were in the South East, four in the East of England, whilst there was one new death in London, the Midlands, the North East and Yorkshire and the South West.

However there were none in the north west.

On Saturday there were 38 new deaths recorded in hospitals in England including 13 in the north west, six of those being in Greater Manchester.

Four of these occurred at the Manchester University NHS Trust, one at Pennine Acute and one at Tameside NHS Trust.

That took the number of fatalities from the virus in hospitals in the region to 2,106.

The total number of coronavirus deaths at hospital trusts in Greater Manchester, as of Sunday July 12 now stands at:

The Department of Health and Social Care announced today the number of fatalities in all settings had increased by 21 to 44,819.

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