Seven coronavirus deaths have been recorded at the Gloucestershire Hospitals Trust in the past 24 hours, the latest official figures show.

NHS England figures show 46 ​people had died in hospital at the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as of 5pm on Monday.

That was an increase of seven compared to Sunday, when there were 39.

They were among 286 deaths recorded across the South West.

​Of the 19 trusts across the South West, the Gloucestershire Hospitals trust has the ​highest death toll.

Separate figures from the Department of Health and Social Care show 55,242 people had tested positive for Covid-19 across the UK as of 9am on Tuesday, up from 51,608 on Monday.

in Gloucestershire, 364 people have now tested positive for the coronavirus, up from 306 on Monday.