LATEST figures show three people died in Bolton with coronavirus in the week ending July 10.

Latest numbers of registered deaths released today by the Office for National Statistics reveal that three people who had the illness died in hospital and a further one person in a care home passed away.

There were no Covid-19 related deaths in the hospice, community or at home.

Since the pandemic began 106 people are registered as having died with coronavirus in the borough's care homes.

A separate set of statistics produced by NHS England and released today states that, since July 10, there have be no Covid-19 related deaths at the Royal Bolton Hospital. The number of people with the disease who have died there remains at 226.

Throughout the UK a total of 295,817 people have tested positive for the virus, an increase of 445 people since yesterday.

In Bolton there have been a total of 1,915 positive tests for the virus, 13 more today than on yesterday.

The cumulative number of infections in the borough has now slightly increased to 671.1 cases per 100,000 of population, as opposed to 666.5 per 100,000 the previous day.