One coronavirus death recorded at a Yorkshire hospital

One person has died at a Yorkshire hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, the latest figures show.

That person died at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust on Wednesday (August 12).

It brings the total number of coronavirus deaths at Yorkshire hospitals to 2,905.

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The total number of deaths at Leeds hospitals stands at 337.

Testing for coronavirus (photo: Ben Birchall / PA Wire).

Three more people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals to 29,456, NHS England said on Saturday.

The patients were aged between 66 and 88 and they all had known underlying health conditions.

Six deaths have been reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.

Since Tuesday, April 28 NHS England and NHS Improvement also reports the number of patient deaths where there has been no COVID-19 positive test result, but where COVID-19 is documented as a direct or underlying cause of death on part 1 or part 2 of the death certification process.

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