ANOTHER day has passed without a coronavirus death in Cornwall's hospitals.

Thursday's figures show that the total has remained at 84.

It has not risen since Monday, when it increased by one from 83.

Prior to that, it had not risen since the previous Tuesday, May 5, when it again rose by one.

The daily NHS England figures cover hospitals only.

Earlier this week the Office for National Statistics, which has been calculating deaths in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and private dwellings, said the total for Cornwall stood at a minimum of 158.

In Cornwall's hospitals, 59 deaths have taken place at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and 25 at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Across England, a further 207 people who tested positive for Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 24,159.

Patients were aged between 33 and 100 years old. Of those, six - aged between 35 and 95 years old - had no known underlying health condition.  

Their families have been informed.

In the south west there were 10 further deaths recorded.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Cornwall currently stands at 553.