ANOTHER 90 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died in the past 24 hours, NHS England has confirmed.

The total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England now stands at 24,617.

The patients were aged between 45 and 100-years-old.

One of the 90 patients had no known underlying health condition.

Their families have been informed.

Of the 90 deaths, two were reported in hospitals in the south west.