Two more Covid patients die at Salisbury District Hospital

Two more coronavirus patients have died after testing positive for Covid-19, Salisbury District Hospital has confirmed.

This brings the hospital’s death toll since the start of the pandemic to 103.

The number of positive inpatients is also continuing to rise.

A spokesperson from Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust said: “Sadly, we can confirm that a further two patients who had been cared for at Salisbury District Hospital has sadly died. 103 patients in total have now passed away.

“One of the patients was in his 70’s and the other in her 90’s and both had underlying health conditions.

“Our thoughts and condolences are with the patients family and loved ones at this very difficult and distressing time.

“We currently have 135 in-patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 being cared for at the hospital.”

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