Eight coronavirus deaths recorded at Yorkshire hospitals

Eight deaths of people who tested positive for coronavirus have been recorded at Yorkshire hospitals today (Saturday).

By Joe Cooper
Saturday, 10th October 2020, 5:31 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th October 2020, 5:35 pm

Deaths were recorded at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

A further 52 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital elsewhere in England, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 30,439, NHS England.

Patients were aged between 41 and 93 years old.

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Testing for coronavirus (photo: Ben Birchall / PA Wire).

All but five patients, aged 72 to 86, had known underlying health conditions.

The deaths were between March 30 and October 9.

Most were on or after October 7.

Seven other deaths were reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.