Chief Executive expresses sympathy after second death of patient

Chris Long, Chief Executive of Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, said: “Sadly, we can confirm that a man has died at Castle Hill Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19.

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

“We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to his family as they cope with the loss of their loved one and request that the media respect their wishes for privacy at this very difficult and distressing time.”