The first death from coronavirus in over three weeks has been recorded at Bolton Hospital.

According to figures released by NHS England, one patient passed away from the virus on July 3.

The last death related to the virus was recorded on June 10.

This brings the total number of people to have died from coronavirus at the hospital to 222.

No new deaths were recorded on July 4, however the figures from the last five days are subject to change due to the delay in processing deaths related to covid-19.

The total number of people who have tested positive for coronavirus in Bolton is 1,799. Nationally this figure stands at 284,900, according to data released by Public Health England.

Overall 28,888 people have died in England after testing positive for the virus.