A total of 29 coronavirus patients being cared for by West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust have died during the coronavirus outbreak.

NHS England has confirmed ten more deaths at the trust between Sunday (March 29) and Wednesday (April 1)

In its most recent update, NHS England announced nationally another 605 people have died after testing positive for Covid-19.

It brings the total number of confirmed reported deaths in England to 3,302.

Patients were aged between 24 and 100 years old.

NHS England said 34 of the patients - aged between 27 and 92 - had no known underlying health conditions.

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Their families have been informed.

As of yesterday (April 2) there are 582 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Hertfordshire.

Today's figures from the Department of Health show that for the second day running more than 10,000 new people were tested in the UK for coronavirus.

A total of 10,590 new people were reported as being tested in the 24 hours to 9am April 3.

The equivalent figure for April 2 was 10,215.

The total number of people in the UK tested since the outbreak began is now 173,784.

This is the equivalent of around 261 people in every 100,000, or 0.3% of the population.