A FURTHER two people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in Hampshire in two days.

Figures released by the NHS today have revealed that a further two death in Hampshire have been recorded bringing the total up to 570.

The figures cover University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS), Solent NHS Trust, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

At UHS, the total number of patients who have died after testing positive for coronavirus is 179, a rise of two in 24 hours.

While at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust there have been 151 deaths, with no increase in deaths.

At Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 221 have died due to coronavirus, with no increase from yesterday.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has recorded 17 patient deaths, with no new recorded deaths.