CUMBRIA'S hospitals have had three consecutive days with no reported Covid-19 deaths, new figures show.

According to the latest batch of statistics released by NHS England, North Cumbria Integrated Care Foundation Trust, which runs Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary and West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, yesterday reported no further fatalities - they reported no fatalities over the weekend either.

In the south of the county, the NHS trust which runs Furness General Hospital, as well as a hospital in Lancashire also reported no further deaths for three days.

The North East based NHS trust which runs Carlisle's Carleton Clinic psychiatric unit has reported no new coronavirus-related deaths for a number of days.

The total confirmed coronavirus deaths in hospitals in England is 25,750.