20 June 2024

Salisbury District Hospital confirms the death of a COVID positive patient

Salisbury District Hospital has confirmed the death of a patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 and died on Monday 13th December, with 19 COVID-19 positive patients currently being treated at the hospital.

A spokesperson said, “Sadly, we can confirm that a patient who had been cared for at Salisbury District Hospital and had tested positive for COVID-19 died on Monday 13th December.

“The patient was in his 90s and had underlying health conditions. Our thoughts and condolences are with the patient’s family and loved ones at this very difficult and distressing time.”

231 patients in total have now passed away at Salisbury District Hospital, within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test.

The spokesperson added, “We would ask the public to remain cautious and to take appropriate precautions to avoid transmission, such as mask wearing in crowded places and good hand hygiene. In addition, people should take up the invitation for a COVID-19 vaccine when offered. It is never too late to get a first vaccine.”

For more information about how to book your COVID-19 vaccine or booster jab in Salisbury click here.

Written by
Beth Doherty
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Written by Beth Doherty