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Media Release

Date: 20 March 2020

Statement in relation to COVID-19 case

James Scott, Chief Executive of the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, said:

"Sadly, we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at the Royal United Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died.

"The patient, who died on 18 March, was in his 80s and had underlying health conditions.

"His family have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time. Out of respect for their privacy we will not be commenting further. "


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