Six more confirmed Covid deaths at Leeds hospitals

There have been six new Covid-19 deaths recorded at Leeds hospitals, NHS England said on Saturday.

Saturday, 12th December 2020, 4:16 pm
There have been six more Covid deaths at Leeds hospitals (photo: Peter Byrne/PA)

The six patients all died on Thursday December 10.

Deaths were recorded where a patient either tested positive for Covid-19 or where no positive test result was received for Covid-19, but Covid-19 was mentioned on their death certificate.

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.

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A total of 40 new Covid-19 deaths were recorded at hospitals in Yorkshire.

It brings the total number of coronavirus deaths recorded at Yorkshire hospitals since the start of the pandemic to 5,308, with 635 of these being in Leeds hospitals.

Deaths were recorded at the following hospital trusts:

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 3

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust - 2

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 12

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust - 2

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 5

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - 6

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust - 3

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust - 2

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 3

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 1

A further 314 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 44,126, NHS England said on Saturday.

Patients were aged between 38 and 102. All except 11, aged between 63 and 93, had known underlying health conditions.

The deaths were between November 7 and December 11.

Thirteen other deaths were reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.