NO new coronavirus deaths have been recorded at Salisbury District Hospital in the last 24-hour period.

The total of patients who died after contracting the virus remains 55.

The latest fatality is a man in his 80s with underlying health conditions who passed away on June 2.

In hospitals across England, a further 115 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths to 27,159, according to NHS England.

Patients were aged between 26 and 100 years old. Five of the 115 patients (aged between 53 and 97) had no known underlying health condition.  

Eight of these were in the South West.