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

A total of eight new Covid deaths have been recorded in Yorkshire, according to the latest NHS figures.

There have been eight more coronavirus deaths recorded at hospitals in Yorkshire in the last 24 hours.
There have been eight more coronavirus deaths recorded at hospitals in Yorkshire in the last 24 hours.

Figures released by NHS England show 41 deaths were recorded in the country's hospitals in the 24 hours to 4pm on April 2.

The deaths were recorded between November 8, 2020 and April 2, 2021.

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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 were 16 such deaths in England.

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

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 6

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 1

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1