THE number of deaths due to coronavirus in Cornwall's hospitals has remained static today.

The latest NHS England figures show the total is 89, which it has been since Saturday, when it increased by one from 88.

Of those, 63 have taken place at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and 26 at hospitals run by the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

The daily NHS England updates only cover deaths in hospitals.

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The Office for National Statistics has been recording deaths in all settings and it has Cornwall's overall total at 190.

Across England, today's figures show a further 108 people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 26,722.

Patients were aged between 29 and 99 years old. Of those, 16 - aged between 48 and 94 - had no known underlying health condition.  

Their families have been informed.

In the south west as a whole there were no new deaths registered.

To date there have been 576 recorded coronavirus cases in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.