FOUR MORE people have died of COVID-19 at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, it was announced on Thursday.

These latest deaths bring the total number of deaths at the Trust to 129.

A spokesman for the Trust offered their condolences to the families of the patients.

They said: "The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is currently treating patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus).

"Sadly we can confirm that 129 patients being cared for at our hospitals, and who had tested positive for COVID-19, have died. Four deaths have been announced today.

"Our thoughts and condolences are with the families and friends of those patients at this very difficult and distressing time."