Eight people die from coronavirus in Leeds in same day

A total of eight people died from coronavirus in Leeds hospitals on Tuesday according to new figures.

Thursday, 22nd October 2020, 2:37 pm
Updated Thursday, 22nd October 2020, 2:40 pm

The deaths were included within 14 further coronavirus deaths in Leeds hospitals in the past five days.

The increase in the death toll by 14 in a single daily update is the highest since May 2 at the height of the pandemic.

A total of 27 new deaths were recorded across Yorkshire in new figures published on Thursday (Oct 22).

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The deaths were recorded by the following trusts:

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 2

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust: 1

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 2

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust: 1

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust: 14

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust: 2

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust: 2

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 2

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 1

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.

The death toll in the region now stands at 3,165.