Two more Covid patients die at Salisbury hospital

Two more patients at Salisbury District Hospital have died after testing positive for coronavirus.

It brings the hospital’s Covid-19 death toll since the pandemic began to 181.

The latest patients to have died after contracting the virus are a woman in her 80s and a woman in her 90s who passed away on February 4.

Both had underlying health conditions.

A spokesperson for Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust said: “Our thoughts and condolences are with the patients’ families and loved ones at this very difficult and distressing time.”

As of 8.15am today (Friday February 5) there are 68 inpatients who have tested positive for Covid at Salisbury District Hospital.

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