No new coronavirus deaths recorded at Yorkshire hospitals in daily NHS update

No new coronavirus deaths have been recorded at hospitals in Yorkshire in the latest update from NHS England.

It is now the fourth time that every hospital in Yorkshire has recorded zero new Covid-19 deaths in a daily update since records began.

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

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This is because of the time it takes for deaths to be confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19, for post-mortem examinations to be processed, and for data from the tests to be validated.

No new coronavirus deaths have been recorded at hospitals in Yorkshire

A total of 2,892 people have died at hospital in Yorkshire after testing positive for coronavirus.

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