Announcement of COVID-19 related death

31 March 2020
Statement on behalf of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Roland Sinker, Chief Executive, for Cambridge University Hospital NHS Trust said:  
 
“We can confirm that sadly, two patients over the age of 70 with underlying health conditions have passed away at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. They had tested positive for COVID-19.  
 
“Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patients’ family and loved ones at this difficult time."  
 
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Notes for editors

·         The Trust, DHSC, NHS England and NHS Improvement will not be giving out any further information on this patient.  

·         The media are asked to respect the wishes of the families, and the interests of staff at the hospital to avoid any disruption to operational services.