Two further confirmed coronavirus deaths in Yorkshire hospitals

Two more people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in hospitals in Yorkshire.

Sunday, 27th September 2020, 3:22 pm
Updated Sunday, 27th September 2020, 3:26 pm

NHS England data released on Sunday, September 27 confirmed that two people died after testing positive for Covid-19.

One person died at a hospital in Calderdale on Friday, September 25. One person died in hospital in Sheffield on Friday, September 25.

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Two more people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in hospitals in Yorkshire.

One person died in London, four people died in the Midlands, three people died in the North West and two people died in the South East.

Patients were aged between 49 and 93 years old.

All bar one individual (aged 59 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

The total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England is 29,908.

NHS England publishes the number of patients who have died in hospital and tested positive for COVID-19 in England.

Since Tuesday, April 28 NHS England and NHS Improvement also reports the number of patient deaths where there has been no COVID-19 positive test result, but where COVID-19 is documented as a direct or underlying cause of death on part 1 or part 2 of the death certification process.