A six-week-old baby has become the youngest victim to die from COVID-19 in England after testing positive for the disease.
NHS England said the baby was among 332 people who have died after testing positive for the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths in England’s hospitals to 22,764.
The oldest patient was 103, and 22 of the 332 people -aged between 40 and 96, had no known underlying health conditions. Of the 332 deaths announced today, NHS England said 58 were from 7 May, 124 from 6 May, and 41 from 5 May.
According to the Office for National Statistics, the total number of deaths from COVID-19 now stands at 33,615 with more than 200,000 cases.