Chief executive expresses sympathy over death of patient with COVID-19

Chris Long, Chief Executive of Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, said: “Sadly, we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at Castle Hill Hospital and had tested positive for COVID-19 has died.

“The man, who was in his 60s, had underlying health conditions.

“Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his family at this difficult and distressing time.

“We ask that the media respect the wishes of the family for privacy as they cope with the loss of their loved one.”