ANOTHER 28 patients have died after testing positive for Covid-19 at the trust which runs Colchester Hospital.

NHS England figures from today confirm a further 28 deaths of patients with Covid at the East Suffolk and North Essex Trust.

This means there have now been 846 deaths of Covid patients at the trust.

Two more patients have also died with Covid at the Essex Partnership University Trust, which runs mental health services across the county.

A further 18 patients have died at Mid Essex Hospitals Trust, 13 at the Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Trust and 18 more at Southend University Hospitals Trust.

NHS England confirmed the deaths of another 993 patients with Covid in hospitals across England on Friday.

There have now been a total of 65,104 hospital deaths.

Read more: