More than 8,000 coronavirus cases now confirmed in Yorkshire as Leeds total jumps by 62

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A total of 8,326 people in Yorkshire have now tested positive for coronavirus.

The latest update from the Department of Health, which counts cases confirmed before 12.30am today, shows a rise of 398 cases in Yorkshire since the same time on Thursday.

A further 62 people in Leeds have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the city's total confirmed cases to 1,111.

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Sheffield is the worst-hit local authority area in Yorkshire with 1,856 confirmed cases, followed by Leeds.

A further 62 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Leeds (Photo: PA Wire/Simon Dewhurst)A further 62 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Leeds (Photo: PA Wire/Simon Dewhurst)
A further 62 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Leeds (Photo: PA Wire/Simon Dewhurst)

In the UK, the total number of lab-confirmed cases is 143,464.

The death toll in UK hospitals now stands at 19,506, with 1,371 deaths confirmed in Yorkshire hospitals.

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

Barnsley - 530

Bradford - 669

Calderdale - 210

Doncaster - 350

East Riding - 429

Hull (Kingston upon Hull) - 342

Kirklees - 473

Leeds - 1,111

North East Lincolnshire - 114

North Lincolnshire - 257

Rotherham - 573

Sheffield - 1,856

Wakefield - 448

York - 224

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