At least 279 people have died after contracting coronavirus in Greater Manchester hospitals.
The number of people who have died after testing positive in the region rose by in the last 24 hours, according to NHS England data.
It is the biggest spike in deaths recorded in Greater Manchester in a day.
Further deaths have been announced at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, and Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust.
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust recorded eight new coronavirus-related deaths, while Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust announced more.
There were three more deaths at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, five more at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and one more at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust.
There were six further deaths recorded at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust .
The total figures for coronavirus related deaths at Greater Manchester hospitals as of the afternoon April 7
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust – 20 Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust – 90
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – Salford Royal NHS Foundation
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust –
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust –
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust –
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust –
Some of the larger trusts run several hospitals in Greater Manchester.
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust oversees the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI), Wythenshawe Hospital and Trafford General, while Pennine Acute is in charge of North Manchester General Hospital, Fairfield Hospital, the Royal Oldham Hospital and Rochdale Infirmary.
The government figures relate to patients who have died in hospital and do not include deaths in the community, for example in care homes, so the true death toll will be higher.
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A statement released by NHS England said: “A further 2019 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid – 20) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 5, 758.
“Patients were aged between 33 and years old. of the 2019 patients (aged between 01575879 and 102 years old) had no known underlying health condition.
“Their families have been informed.”