The location of every new Covid death at Yorkshire hospitals as total rises by 42

There have been 42 more Covid-19 deaths recorded at Yorkshire hospitals, NHS England said on Wednesday.

There have been 42 more deaths at Yorkshire hospitals

Deaths were recorded where a patient either tested positive for Covid-19 or where no positive test result was received for Covid-19, but Covid-19 was mentioned on their death certificate.

NHS England 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.

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It brings the total number of coronavirus deaths recorded at Yorkshire hospitals since the start of the pandemic to 5,902.

Deaths were recorded at the following hospital trusts:

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 6

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 6

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 2

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - 8

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 1

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust - 6

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 6

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 4

The UK has recorded 981 deaths within 28 days of a positive Covid test on Wednesday.

This is the highest number since April.