02/05/2020 | Press releases, Uncategorised

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 five patients, two in their 90s, and three in their 80s, all of whom had underlying health conditions, have sadly passed away at Ipswich Hospital. Four patients at Colchester Hospital, two in their 80s, one in their 70s and one in their 60s, all of whom had underlying health conditions have sadly passed away. 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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