Seven other patients died with coronavirus in Cheshire hospitals.
The latest NHS data in England revealed that two of the four trusts in the region reported more deaths with Covid-19.
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, the Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and the Elmhurst Intermediate Care Center in Winsford, was the most affected in the whole county.
They reported two more coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing their toll to 210.
The Countess of the Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported the death of five other patients who tested positive for Covid-19.
Their death toll for coronavirus has now reached 208, the second highest in Cheshire.
East Cheshire NHS Trust, which manages hospitals in Macclesfield, Knutsford and Congleton, has not experienced new patient deaths in the last reporting period, with a total position of 135.
While Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals, the NHS Foundation Trust did not register any new deaths overnight. Their total remains at 131.
It brings the total number of deaths in hospitals across Cheshire to 684.
However, the total death toll for our area is much higher when factoring is done in all settings, including nursing homes, hospitals and at home – see here.
The number of Covid-19 patients who die in UK hospitals has increased by 70.
NHS England confirmed an additional 67 victims, with patients aged between 52 and 98 years.
Two patients died in Wales, bringing the country’s death toll to 1,497.
The number of coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland increased by one to 548 while Scotland did not register any new deaths.
The government figures do not include all deaths involving Covid-19 across the UK, which are believed to have exceeded 54,000.