No further Covid deaths recorded in Yorkshire hospitals as six deaths recorded across England

There have been no further Covid-19 deaths in Yorkshire hospitals, according to the latest daily update.

There have been no further Covid-19 deaths in Yorkshire hospitals.

Figures released by NHS England show six deaths were recorded in the country's hospitals in the 24 hours to 4pm on Saturday, April 24.

The deaths were recorded on April 23.

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The time taken for positive results to be received is among the potential factors in a delay between a death happening and being recorded.

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 was one such death in England.