A further 24 people have died in Greater Manchester’s hospitals after testing positive for coronavirus.
The region’s COVID-19 hospital death toll has risen to 4,381, the latest NHS figures show.
Seven more Covid-related deaths were recorded by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust; the organisation in charge of the city’s main hospitals including the MRI and Wythenshawe hospital.
Six additional deaths were confirmed by Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Royal Oldham, Rochdale Infirmary and Fairfield General.
The trust’s figures also include those for North Manchester General Hospital.
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust and Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust recorded five new deaths each.
One more life was lost to the virus at Salford Royal.
Across the North West, 82 new deaths were recorded in total.
The total number of coronavirus deaths at hospital trusts in Greater Manchester, as of January 8, are:
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust – 481
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust – 9
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust – 818 (+7)
NHS Nightingale Hospital North West – 6
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – 1,212 (+6)
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust – 7
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – 383 (+1)
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust – 361
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust – 460 (+5)
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust – 20
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust – 626 (+5)
Every day the NHS in England gives an update on Covid-19 related fatalities at hospital trusts across the country.
These are cases where a patient has tested positive, or where Covid-19 is mentioned on their death certificate.
Nationally, a further 715 people, who tested positive for coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 54,445.
Patients were aged between 30 and 101 years old. All except 23 (aged 45 to 99 years old) had known underlying health conditions.
Date of death ranges from December 15 to January 7 with the majority being on or after January 5.