Six patients, three women (71, 91, 96) and one man (93) at the Evington Centre, one man (92) at St. Luke’s Hospital and one man (89) at Loughborough Hospital who had tested positive for Covid-19 have died. All 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 at this distressing time.”
- The Trust will not be giving out any further information about these patients.
- The media are asked to respect the wishes of the families and the interests of staff to avoid any disruption to operational services.