Caroline Shaw Chief Executive for QEH, said: “We can confirm that sadly, two male patients, one in his 80s and one in his 90s, and a female patient in her 70s passed away at QEH between Friday 27 March and Monday 30 March. They had tested positive for COVID-19. Our thoughts and condolences are with the families and loved ones at this time.”
- The QEH, DHSC, NHS England and NHS Improvement will not be giving out any further information on these patients.
- The media are asked to respect the wishes of the families, and the interests of staff at the hospital to avoid any disruption to operational services.