NINE more patients with coronavirus have died in the last 48 hours.

Figures from NHS England published this afternoon showed that nine patients with Covid-19 have died.

It brings the county's total up to 1,896.

A further six patients have died at Solent NHS Trust, bringing the total up to 15 deaths.

At Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, three patients have died bringing the Trust's total to 901.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust remains at 438 deaths and University Hospital Southampton remains at 478 deaths.

Southern Health NHS Trust remains at 58 deaths.