More than 600 coronavirus cases confirmed in Leeds as UK hospital deaths top 10,000

A further 84 people in Leeds have tested positive for coronavirus, the latest figures from Public Health England (PHE) have revealed.

Sunday, 12th April 2020, 4:17 pm
Updated Sunday, 12th April 2020, 4:18 pm

It brings the total confirmed cases in Leeds to 628, accurate as of 9am today.

There are now 4,845 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across Yorkshire, up by 323 from Saturday's update.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was a "sombre day" as the hospital death toll from coronovirus in the UK passed the 10,000 mark.

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A further 84 people in Leeds have tested positive for coronavirus

Yorkshire has seen a record daily death total today, with confirmed coronavirus fatalities rising by 60.

The full list of confirmed cases by local authority area are as follows:

Barnsley - 309

Bradford - 377

Calderdale - 140

Doncaster - 198

East Riding - 204

Hull (Kingston upon Hull) - 112

Kirklees - 318

Leeds - 628

North East Lincolnshire - 64

North Lincolnshire - 95

North Yorkshire - 436

Rotherham - 338

Sheffield - 1,201

Wakefield - 300

York - 125

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