The Mayor of Liverpool's brother has died of coronavirus. The city's mayor, Joe Anderson, announced the news on social media this afternoon.
In a heartfelt post on Twitter, Mayor Anderson said: "Despite the efforts of all the staff @LivHospitals ICU my brother sadly died at 10.45pm last night. "We want to thank the dedicated staff risking their lives for us. "Thank you all for your messages of love and support. "Let’s stick together and support each other and win this battle." The sad news comes just five weeks after Mayor Anderson tragically lost his other brother Henry, to cancer.