ONE more patient has died from Covid-19 in Cumbria, updated figures show.

The latest coronavirus statistics released by NHS England confirm that one more patient has died at North Cumbria Integrated Care Foundation Trust, which operates The Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle and West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.

The patient was confirmed to have died on Sunday, July 12.

It can take some time to confirm that a person's death was related to Covid-19, and this was the latest confirmed death.

A further 26 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,103.