The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn has confirmed more patients have  tested positive for COVID-19.

A hospital spokesman said this afternoon: “We have had 12 confirmed cases tested positive, of which we are currently providing care for nine patients. One has been discharged.”

It was confirmed last Friday, two of the 12 cases include two men, who died after being diagnosed with the virus, the first fatalities in the county.