No new deaths at Royal Bolton Hospital have been officially linked to coronavirus.

Figures published by Public Health England this afternoon showed that no further deaths at the borough's hospital had been linked to the virus.

Yesterday, one new death was announced, taking the total number of deaths in the town's hospital to 201.

Public Health England confirmed 166 new deaths in English hospitals, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in the country to 25,080.

As of 9am yesterday morning, 248,818 people had tested positive for covid-19, with 959 cases confirmed across the borough.