Two more coronavirus deaths recorded in Mansfield
A further two people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in Mansfield, according to the latest daily statistics.
NHS England data shows two deaths were recorded in the 24 hours to 4pm on Tuesday, with the patients dying while being cared for by Sherwood Hospitals NHS Trust.
The trust, which runs Newark Hospital, Mansfield Community Hospital and King's Mill Hospital in Sutton, has now recorded a total of 543 Covid-related deaths since the pandemic began.
Nationally, a further 204 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 83,733.
The patients were aged between 32 and 100 years old. All except seven – aged 63 to 88 years old – had known underlying health conditions.
Government data up to March 2 shows that of the 21,599,027 jabs given in the UK so far, 20,703,615 were first doses - a rise of 224,996 on the previous day.