28 Covid deaths recorded at Yorkshire hospitals in latest update

A total of 28 new Covid deaths have been recorded by Yorkshire hospital trusts in an update.

Figures released by NHS England show 609 deaths were recorded in the country's hospitals in the 24 hours to 4pm on Monday (Jan 25).

The deaths took place between December 17 2020 and January 24 2021, with the time taken for positive results to be received among the potential factors in a delay between a death happening and being recorded.

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The data represents the deaths of hospital patients who had tested positive for Covid-19 in the previous 28 days and whose deaths were recorded in the latest reporting period.

Testing for coronavirus (photo: PA).Testing for coronavirus (photo: PA).
Testing for coronavirus (photo: PA).

Since April 28 2020, NHS England and NHS Improvement also started to report the number of patient deaths where there has been no Covid-19 positive test result but it is documented as a direct or underlying cause of death in the death certification process.

The figures for the latest reporting period show there were 28 such deaths in England.

Deaths were recorded at the following hospital trusts in Yorkshire and the Humber:

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: 3

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 0

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 6

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust - 2

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 0

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 3

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - 0

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: 4

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust - 0

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust: 1

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 4

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 0

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 5

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