COVID-19

Please see below our latest statements regarding COVID-19:

Monday 30th March

Toby Lewis, Chief Executive, said: “Sadly, we can confirm that two people, who were being cared for at our Trust, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died.
“The patients were in their 70s and 80s. Our thoughts and condolences remain with their families at this very difficult and distressing time.”

Sunday 29th March

Toby Lewis, Chief Executive, said: “Sadly, we can confirm that four people, who were being cared for at our Trust, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died.
“The patients were aged between 72  and 90. Our thoughts and condolences remain with their families at this very difficult and distressing time.”

Saturday 28th March

Toby Lewis, Chief Executive, said: “Sadly, we can confirm that five people, who were being cared for at our Trust, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died.
“The patients were all in their 80s. Our thoughts and condolences remain with their families at this very difficult and distressing time.”

Thursday, 26th March 

Toby Lewis, Chief Executive, said: “Sadly, we can confirm that 11 people, who were being cared for at our Trust, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died. The patients, whose ages ranged from 45 to 90, had underlying health conditions. Our thoughts and condolences remain with their families at this very difficult and distressing time.”

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Saturday, 21st March

Toby Lewis, Chief Executive at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust said: “Sadly, we can confirm the death of a patient at Sandwell Hospital who had tested positive for COVID-19. The patient was a man in his early 80s and had underlying health conditions. 
The family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.” 

Thursday, 19th March

Toby Lewis, Chief Executive, said: “Sadly, we can confirm that two people, who were being cared for at City Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died. Both patients, a man and woman, who were in their 80s, died on 18 March. The patients had underlying health conditions. 
“Their families have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.” 

Wednesday, 18th March

Toby Lewis, Chief Executive, said: “Sadly, we can confirm that two people who were being cared for at our Trust, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died. Both patients had underlying health conditions. 
“Their families have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.” 

Saturday, 14th March

Toby Lewis, Chief Executive, said: “Sadly, we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at City Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died. 
“The patient, was in his mid-80s and had underlying health conditions. 
“His family have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”