Total of 37 new Covid deaths in Yorkshire hospitals

A total of 37 new Covid deaths have been recorded in Yorkshire hospitals, according to new statistics.

Deaths were recorded where a patient either tested positive for Covid-19 or where no positive test result was received for Covid-19, but Covid-19 was mentioned on their death certificate.

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

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The highest increase was recorded by The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust with six deaths.

Deaths were recorded where a patient either tested positive for Covid-19 or where no positive test result was received for Covid-19, but Covid-19 was mentioned on their death certificate.

Elsewhere in Yorkshire, a further 31 deaths were recorded.

A single new death was recorded in Leeds.

This takes the death toll in the county from the virus to 4,386.

These were at the following trusts:

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: 1

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 4

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust: 1

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 5

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 2

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust: 1

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: 5

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust: 5

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust : 6

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 5

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 2