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Coronavirus: Three more die at King's Lynn hospital



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Three more people have died at Lynn's Queen Elizabeth Hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.

The announcement was made this afternoon and means that a total of 18 have passed away after being admitted to the QEH.

In the statement, Caroline Shaw, chief executive for QEH, said: “We can confirm today that two women in their 70s and a man in his 60s who had tested positive for COVID-19 have died while being cared for at our hospital. Our thoughts are with their families and loved ones at this difficult time.”

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Picture: Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS; CDC (33067651)
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Picture: Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS; CDC (33067651)

The deaths came after the hospital announced three people had died from Covid-19 virus on Saturday



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