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COVID-19 Patient Update (23 March 2020)

COVID-19 Patient Update (23 March 2020)

Date of release: 23 March 2020

David Loughton CBE, Chief Executive for The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, said:

“We can confirm that two patients in their 60s and 70s who had underlying health conditions have passed away at New Cross Hospital. They had tested positive for COVID-19.

“Our thoughts and condolences remain with their families at this difficult time."

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