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

Figures released by the NHS today have revealed that there has been a further two deaths in Hampshire, bringing the total up to 572.

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 181, which was a rise of two over the past 48 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, again, with no new recorded deaths.