Further 57 dead after testing positive for Covid in Yorkshire hospitals, according to latest figures

A further 57 people have died after testing positive for Covid-19 in Yorkshire hospitals, according to the latest figures.

Figures released by NHS England on Friday, January 22 show 993 deaths were recorded in the country's hospitals in the 24 hours to 4pm on Thursday, January 21.

The deaths took place between December 12 2020 to January 19 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.

Figures released by NHS England on Friday, January 22 show 993 deaths were recorded in the country's hospitals in the 24 hours to 4pm on Thursday, January 21.

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.

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

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 6

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust 3

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust 1

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 10

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 5

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 8

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 7

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 4