Lancashire's coronavirus death toll has increased to 2,762 after another 18 people died in hospitals across the county.

In East Lancashire, the Hospital Trust recorded a further 10 coronavirus related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people to have died with the virus since the pandemic began to 822.

Five coronavirus related deaths were recorded at facilities within the University of Morecambe Bay Hospitals Trust, taking the death toll there to 442.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals registered two deaths, with the Trust's total increasing to 629.

Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals Trust recorded just one more Covid-related death, taking the tally there to 313.

No deaths were registered within Lancashire Teaching Hospitals.

The death toll within that trust now stands at 556.

Covid-19 is added to a person's death certificate if they have tested positive for the virus 28 days before dying.