21 March 2020

Dr Arne Rose, Medical Director at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), said: “Sadly, we can confirm that a woman who was being cared for at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died.

“The patient, who died on 15 March, was in her 40s and had serious underlying health conditions.

“Her family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”


  • SaTH, 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.