Another four hospital patients have died from coronavirus in mid Essex.

It takes the total number of Covid-19 related deaths at Broomfield Hospital- which is run by the Mid Essex Hospital Trust- to 128.

Today's figures released by the NHS show there have been another 27 deaths related to COVID-19 across Essex.

12 deaths have been confirmed at the east Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust- which runs Colchester and Ipswich hospital- taking the total to 208.

Eight further deaths have been confirmed at the Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital Trust, taking the total to 2011.

Another five have been recorded at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust in Harlow taking the total to 131.

Across England a further 587 people, who have tested postivie for the Coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals to 17,373.