More than 100 coronavirus patients have died in Leeds as Yorkshire sees record daily total

Seven more people who had tested positive for Covid-19 have died in Leeds hospitals, NHS England has confirmed.

Thursday, 16th April 2020, 2:58 pm
Updated Thursday, 16th April 2020, 2:59 pm

Five patients died in hospital yesterday, while two patients died on Tuesday.

It brings the total number of confirmed coronavirus deaths in Leeds hospitals to 101.

Hospitals in Yorkshire have seen a record daily rise in the number of confirmed coronavirus deaths, with 98 new deaths announced today.

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A further seven coronavirus deaths have sadly been confirmed in Leeds hospitals

It brings the total confirmed death toll in Yorkshire hospitals to 915.

In England, 740 new deaths of people who tested positive for Covid-19 have been announced, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 12,396.

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.

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.

The figures published today by NHS England show that April 8 currently has the highest total for the most hospital deaths occurring on a single day - 782 - although this could change in future updates.

The new deaths confirmed across each hospital trust in Yorkshire are as follows:

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 3

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust - 0

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 6

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust - 9

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 7

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 7

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - 7

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 6

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust - 3

Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust - 0

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust - 13

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 0

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 12

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 16

Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust - 7

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