MORE than 220 people have died due to coronavirus in Trafford since the start of the outbreak.

Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that 125 people have died in a hospital setting.

A further 85 have been in care homes, three have been in hospice, eight at home and another in a communal setting which makes the total 222.

Across the borough, there have been 881 cases of COVID-19 in Trafford which means it ranks as the fifth-worst across Manchester behind Manchester 1,714, Oldham 1,151, Stockport 1,084 and Bolton 1,054.