17/04/2020 | Press releases

Statement on behalf of East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Nick Hulme, Chief Executive for East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, said:

“We can confirm that one patient in their 80s, who had underlying health conditions, has sadly passed away at Ipswich Hospital. Seven patients, two in their 80s, four in their 70s and one in their 50s, all of whom had underlying health conditions, have sadly passed away at Colchester Hospital. They had all tested positive for COVID-19.

“Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patients’ families and loved ones at this difficult time.”

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