ANOTHER 765 hospital patients who tested positive for Covid-19 have died in England, NHS England has said.

The total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England has now risen to 7,248.

The patients were aged between 24 and 103-years-old. Out of the 765 patients, 43 of them - aged between 33 and 99-years-old - had no known underlying health condition. Their families have been informed.

London had the highest number of deaths with 213 recorded.

This was followed by the Midlands with 124.

While the South West reported 45 deaths.