THERE have been no further deaths involving coronavirus at the Royal Bolton Hospital in figures announced by NHS England this afternoon.

The total of 212 people have now been registered as dying at the hospital with the illness since the pandemic began.

No one is listed as having died yesterday, but the statistics may not be accurate due to delays in reporting deaths.

And the figure does not include people who have died in care homes or in the community.

Altogether, 4,133 people have died with the virus in hospitals in the region and a total of 26,384 in English hospitals.

In Bolton a total of 1,009 people have tested positive for having Covid-19.