23 March 2020

Dr Arne Rose, Medical Director at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), said: “Sadly, we can confirm that a man 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 21 March, was in his 40s and had underlying health conditions.

“His 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.