The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn.

Two more patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn.

Caroline Shaw, hospital chief executive, said yesterday: “The deaths of two of our patients, who had tested positive for COVID-19, have been confirmed today – a man in his 30s and a woman in her 80s. Our thoughts and condolences are with their families at this difficult time.”

The hospital has now recorded 147 deaths since the start of the pandemic and 273 patients have been discharged.