Four patients, three men aged 79, 87 and 86, and one female aged 97, who had tested positive for Covid-19 have died. All four patients had underlying health conditions.
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trusts runs community hospitals across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
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.”
- The Trust will not be giving out any further information about the patients.
- The media are asked to respect the wishes of the families and the interests of staff to avoid any disruption to operational services.