One male aged 98,who had tested positive for Covid-19 has died at The Evington Centre. The patient had underlying health conditions.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trusts runs community hospitals across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The Evington Centre, based at the Leicester General hospital site, is currently one of the Trust’s bases for treating Covid-positive patients.

A spokesperson for Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust said: “We have shared our deep condolences with their families and our thoughts remain with them and the many other families who have lost loved ones during  this distressing time.

We urge everyone to continue to follow the hands, face, space guidance, and stay home as much as possible.”


  • The Trust will not be giving out any further information about the patient.
  • The media are asked to respect the wishes of the family and the interests of staff to avoid any disruption to operational services.