Three new Yorkshire coronavirus deaths recorded

A further three coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Yorkshire according to new figures.

Saturday, 3rd October 2020, 2:42 pm
Updated Saturday, 3rd October 2020, 2:46 pm

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust all recorded a single new coronavirus death.

The death toll in Yorkshire now stands at 2,979.

The highest number of deaths have come in Leeds, with a total of 347 people dying from the virus in the city's hospitals.

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