[dropcap type=“circle”]A 91-year-old man who tested positive for coronavirus has died at Wythenshawe Hospital.
The man, who had underlying health conditions, was one of four more people across Greater Manchester to have been confirmed to have died of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
As of 9am this morning, Public Health England said the number of UK deaths had risen to 35, with 14 more recorded over the last 24 hours.
A spokesman for Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust said: “Sadly we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at Wythenshawe Hospital, and had tested positive for Covid-19, has died.
“The patient who died was aged 91 and had underlying health conditions.
“His family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”