Fourteen more people have died in Greater Manchester’s hospitals after testing positive for coronavirus.
The region’s hospital death toll has now reached 2,424, the latest NHS figures show.
Ten more lives were claimed by the virus at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, the organisation in charge of Fairfield General in Bury, Rochdale Infirmary and the Royal Oldham Hospital.
Three more coronavirus deaths were recorded by Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust while Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust reported one more.
Nationally, a further 86 people, who tested positive for coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 30,910.
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Patients were aged between 44 and 99 years old. All except two (aged 62 and 79) had known underlying health conditions.
Date of death ranges from 16 September to 16 October 2020.
The total number of coronavirus deaths at hospital trusts in Greater Manchester, as of Saturday October 17 is:
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust – 263
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust – 9
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust – 493
NHS Nightingale Hospital North West – 6
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – 613
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust – 6
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – 204
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust – 241
Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust – 293
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust – 14
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust – 282
Each the day the NHS gives an update on coronavirus related fatalities recorded by hospitals trusts in England during the previous 24 hour period.
These are cases where a patient has tested positive or Covid-19 was mentioned on their death certificate.
The data does not include deaths in care homes or other community settings.