Media Release

Covid-19 Statement from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn, 2 April 2020

Caroline Shaw, Chief Executive for QEH, said today that the deaths of two male patients, one in his 60s and one in his 70s, who had tested positive for COVID-19 had been confirmed. The hospital staff’s 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.