Further 28 coronavirus deaths recorded at Yorkshire hospitals

A further 28 people have died in Yorkshire hospitals after testing positive for coronavirus.

NHS England confirmed the deaths in figures released on Saturday, December 26.

It releases updated figures each day showing the dates of every coronavirus-related death at hospitals in England, often including previously uncounted deaths that took place several days or even weeks ago.

Deaths occurred at the following hospital trusts:

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

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 2

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 6

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 4

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust - 1

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust - 3

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 8

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 2

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The current Covid death toll in Yorkshire hospitals is now 5,779.

The total across Leeds hospitals is 670 deaths.

Across England, a further 161 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 48,311, NHS England said on Saturday.

Patients were aged between 44 and 100. All except eight, aged between 64 and 94, had known underlying health conditions.

The deaths were between December 17 and 25.

There were six other deaths reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.

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