ONE more person who tested positive for coronavirus has died in Hampshire in the past 24 hours.

Figures released by the NHS today have revealed that there has been one more death in Hampshire, bringing the total up to 573.

The figures cover University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS), Solent NHS Trust, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

At UHS, the total number of patients who have died after testing positive for coronavirus is 181, which was no increase over the past 24 hours.

While at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust there have been 151 deaths, with no increase in deaths.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has recorded 17 patient deaths, again, with no new recorded deaths.

However, at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 222 have now died due to coronavirus, which is an increase of one since yesterday.