Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent Legionnaires' disease cases rise to 20

Another person has been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease in Stoke-on-Trent, bringing the total to 20 cases, health officials have said.

One patient has died and three people are being treated at University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

A spokesman for the hospital said the three patients were "in a stable or improving condition".

They confirmed that the latest patient was recovering at home, having already been been discharged.

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