Yorkshire hospitals record one new coronavirus death

Yorkshire hospitals have recorded one new coronavirus death, according to the latest data.

The patient died on Friday, July 10 under the care of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.

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

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This is because of the time it takes for deaths to be confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19, for post-mortem examinations to be processed, and for data from the tests to be validated.

One coronavirus death has been recorded at hospital in Yorkshire

The rise of one new death brings the total number of coronavirus deaths at Yorkshire hospitals to 2,863.