A second person has died as result of coronavirus in Tameside Hospital.
The statement released by NHS Trust Tameside and Glossop confirmed an elderly man being treated at the trust, has sadly passed away.
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust spokesperson said:
“Sadly, we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at our Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died.
“The patient, was in his 80s and had underlying health conditions.
“His family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time.”