Tony Chambers, interim Chief Executive at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has this afternoon confirmed in a statement that four more patients have died at Queen’s Hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.
This brings the total of coronavirus deaths at Queens Hospital to 6.
The statement said:
‘We can confirm that four elderly patients, who tested positive for Covid-19 have sadly died at Queen’s Hospital. The patients had been very unwell with significant other health conditions.
‘Our thoughts and condolences are with the patients’ families at what is undoubtedly a very distressing time.
‘We ask that their privacy is respected.’
More to follow.