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A total of 7,682 people in Yorkshire have now tested positive for coronavirus, the Department of Health has confirmed.
The figure, accurate as of 12.30am today (Wednesday 22), is a rise of 400 cases since the same time on Tuesday.
Sheffield is the worst-hit local authority area with 1,746 cases, followed by Leeds with 1,010.
It comes as the Yorkshire death toll sadly rises to 1,272.
The full list of confirmed cases in Yorkshire by local authority area are as follows:
Barnsley - 488
Bradford - 618
Calderdale - 200
Doncaster - 309
East Riding - 386
Hull (Kingston upon Hull) - 303
Kirklees - 456
Leeds - 1,010
North East Lincolnshire - 104
North Lincolnshire - 218
North Yorkshire - 687
Rotherham - 530
Sheffield - 1,746
Wakefield - 429
York - 198
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