A FURTHER two coronavirus deaths have been recorded at Hampshire hospitals.

Figures released today by NHS England reveal a total of 266 deaths in Portsmouth and 224 in Southampton, up from 265 and 223 on the previous day.

The total number of deaths in the county now sits at 704.

Across England a further 346 deaths of people who tested positive for Covid-19 have been registered in the last 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 37,470 - up from 37,124.