There have been no new deaths recorded at our south Essex hospitals in the last 24 hours.

Statistics released at 2pm today, revealed that no new deaths have been recorded at both Southend Hospital and Basildon Hospital.

Across the country in the last 24 hours a further 157 people who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 25,534.

This included 17 patients from the East of England.