These are the locations of the six new coronavirus hospital deaths in Yorkshire

The coronavirus death toll in Yorkshire's hospitals has increased by six today.

By Abbey Maclure
Saturday, 20th June 2020, 2:29 pm
Updated Saturday, 20th June 2020, 2:30 pm

The NHS England update reflects deaths recorded in the latest reporting period from 5pm on Thursday, June 18 to 5pm on Friday, June 19.

The rise of six coronavirus deaths brings the total number of deaths in Yorkshire hospitals to 2,776.

One new coronavirus death has been confirmed at hospital in Leeds.

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One new coronavirus death has been confirmed in hospitals in Leeds

The patient died on Wednesday, June 17, bringing the total number of coronavirus patients to have died in Leeds hospitals to 324.

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:

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 1

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - 1

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust - 1

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