Salisbury District Hospital has recorded another coronavirus death and the number of positive patients has risen again.

There are now 50 patients who contracted Covid-19.

A total of 74 patients have died from it.

In a statement, a spokesperson from Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust said: "Sadly, we can confirm that a further patient who had been cared for at Salisbury District Hospital has sadly died. 74 patients in total have now passed away.

"The patient was in her 70’s and 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 50 in-patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 being cared for at the hospital."

Visiting has been suspended due to the increase in cases.