One coronavirus death recorded at Leeds hospitals

There has been just one further confirmed coronavirus death in Leeds hospitals, according to the latest figures.

By Joe Cooper
Saturday, 16th May 2020, 4:50 pm
Updated Saturday, 16th May 2020, 4:52 pm

Figures released by NHS England on Saturday, May 16 record one confirmed new death under the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

This data reflects deaths from the latest reporting period which is 5pm on Friday, May 15.

The person died on Thursday, May 14.

An ambulance outside LGI.

There were no recorded deaths yesterday (Friday).

This brings the number of Covid-19 deaths in the city's hospitals to 285.

Across Yorkshire, a further 23 coronavirus deaths have been confirmed in hospitals.

This brings the total number of deaths in hospitals in the region to 2,255.

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

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust 1

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 1

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust 0

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 1

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust 0

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust 0

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 4

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 0

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 1

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 1

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust 2

Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust 0

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust 4

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust 0

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 1

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 2

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