NO more coronavirus related deaths have been recorded at the Royal Bolton Hospital for the fourth day in a row.

Figures released today by NHS England of all deaths until 5pm yesterday, reveal the last death at the hospital of someone with the virus occurred on June 10.

A total of 221 people have died at the hospital with the illness since the pandemic began, however the number may be greater due to delays in reporting deaths over a weekend.

Altogether 27,981 people have died with Covid-19 in English hospitals and 4,496 in hospitals in the North West. The figure does not include people who have died in the community or in care homes from the illness.

The Office for National Statistics states that, as a whole, 41,698 people in the UK have now succumbed to the illness.

The organisation also states that 295,889 people in the country have tested positive for coronavirus.

In Bolton there have been 1,044 positive tests, equating to 365.8 cases per 100,000 of population.

The infection rate is highest in the North East with 393 cases per 100,000 with the North West following closely behind at 366 cases per 100,000.