NO new Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded at Salisbury District Hospital since Friday.

Confirmed by Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, this means the total remains at 54.

According to today's figures, released by NHS England, a further 143 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 26,865.

Six of these cases were in the south west.

Patients were aged between 36 and 100 years old. Eight of the 143 patients (aged between 48 and 91) had no known underlying health condition.