Two patients who had COVID-19 die at Watford General Hospital

West Hertfordshire Hospitals confirmed the news today. Picture: Danny Loo.

West Hertfordshire Hospitals confirmed the news today. Picture: Danny Loo. - Credit: Archant

A further two patients who had COVID-19 have died at Watford General Hospital.

This brings the patients at Watford General who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have died up to four.

The West Hertfordshire NHS Trust said in a statement: “Sadly, we can confirm that two patients who were being cared for at Watford General Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died.

“The patients, who died on Sunday 22 March, were a woman in her 80s and a man in his 70s, both of whom had underlying health conditions.

“Their families have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”