A spokesperson for Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust said: “Sadly we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died.

“The patient, who died on April 06, 2020, was in his 80s and had underlying health conditions.

“His family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”



  • The trust will not be giving out any further information on this patient.
  • The media are asked to respect the wishes of the family, and the interests of staff at the hospital to avoid any disruption to operational services.