The location of every new Covid death recorded across Yorkshire hospitals in latest daily update

A total of 17 new coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Yorkshire hospitals according to the latest daily update.

Figures released by NHS England show 184 deaths were recorded in the country's hospitals in the 24 hours to 4pm on Friday (March 5), including 17 in Yorkshire and The Humber.

The deaths were recorded between December 31 and March 5.

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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.

Yorkshire hospitals have recorded 17 new coronavirus in the latest daily update

Patients were aged between 42 and 96. All except six, aged between 54 and 84, had known underlying health conditions.

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 40 such deaths in England.

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

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 3

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 4

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 3

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 1

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 3

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 2

According to Government data, a total of 10,543 patients across all hospital trusts and community settings in Yorkshire and the Humber have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 up to March 6.

This equates to 191.6 deaths per 100,000 people since the pandemic began.

Separate Office for National Statistics data, updated weekly, shows there have been a total of 11,819 deaths recorded in Yorkshire and The Humber where the death certificate mentioned Covid-19 as one of the causes.

This equates to 214.8 deaths per 100,000 people since the pandemic began.

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