A Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust spokesperson said:
“Sadly, we can confirm that a patient who had been cared for at Royal Cornwall Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died.
The patient was in their 60’s and had underlying health conditions.
The family has been informed about the cause of death and are following national guidance.
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.”