THE total number of those who died after contracting coronavirus at Salisbury District Hospital remains 51 following yet another day in which no new deaths were recorded.

The hospital confirmed today that for the fourth day in a row, no patients have died after testing positive for Covid-19.

The last fatality remains a woman in her 90s with underlying health conditions who passed away on May 14.

In hospitals across England, NHS figures show that a further 174 died yesterday, bringing the death toll to 24,913. 

Patients were aged between seven and 102 years old. Six of the 174 patients (aged between 45 and 90) had no known underlying health condition.  

Of these deaths, nine were in the South West - the region with the lowest number of fatalities and confirmed cases.