THERE have been five more deaths in East Lancashire Hospitals from coronavirus, according to latest figures.

It means that in the past five days, there have been 22 deaths in the hospitals at Blackburn and Burnley.

That takes the takes the total number of deaths recorded by the trust to 948 since the start of the pandemic.

Elsewhere, there were two deaths at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust in the past 24 hours while their total was 636.

There were also two in Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust with 711 people dying in total.