Media Release

COVID-19 statement from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn CEO Caroline Shaw today said: “Sadly, the deaths of eight patients, four men and four women between the ages of 68 and 99, who had tested positive for COVID-19 and were being cared for in our hospital, have been confirmed. Our thoughts are with their families and loved ones.”


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.