FIVE more patients have died from Covid-19 at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon.

One person died on April 2, two died on April 4, one died on April 5 and one died on April 6.

It brings the total number of deaths at the hospital to 19.

In Wiltshire, official figures show there were 36 new cases of coronavirus in the 24 hours leading up to 9am on Tuesday.

The number of confirmed cases in the county now stands at 156.

The death toll in the UK has risen to 6,159 deaths.

There were 3,634 cases new cases bringing the total to 55,242 cases.