TWO more people have died at the trust which runs Colchester and Ipswich hospitals.

Latest figures from NHS England show two people have died at the East Suffolk and North Essex Hospital trust.

There have also been 15 deaths due to coronavirus at hospitals in Essex.

Six were at Basildon and Thurrock trust, one at Southend and eight at the Princess Alexandra in Harlow.

Read more: Three more patients die of coronavirus at Colchester Hospital

It comes as the UK has seen its highest day-on-day rise in deaths as a result of coronavirus.

Figures from the Department of Health show a total of 2,352 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Tuesday.

This is up by 563 from 1,789 the day before.