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

The region's hospital death toll now stands at 2,245, the latest NHS figures show.

In the last 24 hours, one coronavirus-related death was recorded at the Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.

Another was recorded at the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and a further death was recorded at the Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Trust.

Nationally, a further 12 people who tested positive for coronavirus died in hospitals in England.

The patients were aged between 62 and 98 years old and all had underlying health conditions.

This brings the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals to 29,747, according to NHS England.

The total number of coronavirus deaths at hospital trusts in Greater Manchester, as of Sunday, September 20, currently stands at:

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 and they do not include deaths in care homes or community settings.

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