Trust statement in relation to COVID-19 case

A Weston Area Health NHS Trust spokesperson said:

“Sadly, we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at Weston General Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died.

“The patient, who died, was aged 94 and had underlying health conditions.

“His family have been informed about the cause of death and are following national guidance. 

“Our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time. Out of respect for their privacy we will not be commenting further.”