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

Two further Covid deaths have been recorded in Yorkshire, according to the latest NHS figures.

Two further coronavirus deaths have been recorded at Yorkshire hospitals

Figures released by NHS England show 13 deaths were recorded in the country's hospitals in the 24 hours to 4pm on Friday, May 7.

The deaths were recorded between October 14, 2020 and May 7.

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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 one death of this type in England.

Deaths have been recorded at the following hospitals in Yorkshire:

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1