Media Release

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

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Chief Executive, Caroline Shaw, today said: “I can confirm that three patients – two men and a woman aged between 75 and 90 – who had tested positive for COVID-19 have died while being cared for at our hospital. Our thoughts and condolences are with their relatives and loved ones at this difficult 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.