SIX more people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Hampshire's hospitals, the NHS have confirmed.

It brings the total up to 138 across the county, with three of the new deaths taking place at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, who run Basingstoke, Andover and Winchester hospitals.

The other three took place in Portsmouth - where the total number of deaths is now at 73.

There were four more deaths at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust - who run hospitals at Frimley Park Hospital, near Farnborough, as well as Ascot and Slough, bringing the total there up to 73.

It comes as the number of cases in Hampshire approaches 1,000.

Figures released by the Department for Health and Public Health England on Monday show that there have been 921 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Hampshire, whilst the total across the UK went past 50,000.