Fourteen more deaths of people with Covid-19have been reported at Southport Hospital and Ormskirk Hospital.
The tragic news was revealed as people are urged to stay at home and stop the virus from spreading this Easter.
Reports of the 14 new deaths of patients under the care of Southport & Ormskirk NHS Hospitals Trust takes the total number in our area to 34.
The Trust confirmed that a further two people died on April 7, two on April 6, four on April 5, three on April 4 and three on April 3.
The total number of cases of people suffering with coronavirus across Sefton has now passed 300, with a total number of 306.
It puts Sefton ahead of Liverpool City Region neighbours Wirral (288 cases), St Helens (269), Knowsley (198), Halton (127), although Liverpool is way out in front with 587 reported cases. There are a total of 1,026 confirmed cases in Lancashire, the seventh worst area in the country.
A Southport Police spokesman said: “We are asking all residents of Merseyside to please follow Government guidance and stay at home this Bank Holiday weekend.
Do the right thing.
“Stay home and save lives.”
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