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First coronavirus death in Gloucestershire confirmed by NHS England

The first death from Covid-19 in Gloucestershire has been confirmed by NHS England, as the number of coronavirus-related deaths climbed to 167.

In a short statement, NHS England confirmed that there have been 39 deaths from the virus in the past 24 hours.

All of the patients were aged between 50 and 99, they confirmed, and all were suffering from underlying health conditions.

The statement said: "A further 39 people, who tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in England to 167.

"Patients were aged between 50 and 99 years old and had underlying health conditions.

"Their families have been informed."

While no further details were given, NHS England confirmed that the patient was at "Royal Gloucester NHS Foundation Trust."

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