THERE were two more coronavirus deaths recorded in the latest 24-hour period in Wyre Forest.

A total of 315 people had died in the area when the UK coronavirus daily dashboard was updated on May 10 (Tuesday) – up from 313 on Monday.

They were among 18,174 deaths recorded across the West Midlands.

The figures include anyone who died within 28 days of a positive test result for Covid-19, and whose usual residence was in Wyre Forest.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

A total of 153,676 deaths were recorded throughout England by May 10 (Tuesday) – up from 153,404 on Monday.