Death toll from Covid in Yorkshire passes 6,000
A total of 29 new Covid deaths have been recorded in Yorkshire hospitals according to the latest daily update - as the death toll in the region from the virus passes 6,000.
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.
Across Yorkshire, a further 29 deaths were recorded in the daily update on January 2.
The death toll in Yorkshire now stands at 6,003.
The deaths were recorded by the following trusts:
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: 1
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 4
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 3
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust: 1
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 3
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 4
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: 1
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust: 4
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 6
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 2