Man dies from Coronavirus at Tameside Hospital

A man in his 80's has died from Coronavirus at Tameside Hospital.

He had tested positive for the Covid-19 virus and was being treated at the hospital. He had underlying health consitions.

He's the first person to pass away from the Coronavirus in Tameside.

A Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust spokesman said: “Sadly we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at our hospital, and had tested positive for Covid-19, has died.

“The patient was in his 80s and had underlying health conditions.

“His family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”

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