Zero recorded Covid-19 deaths in Yorkshire hospitals

There have been zero recorded coronavirus deaths in Yorkshire hospitals, according to the latest daily figures.
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A further two people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died outside the region, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,458.

Patients were aged between 89 and 91 years old.

Both had known underlying health conditions.

Leeds General Infirmary.Leeds General Infirmary.
Leeds General Infirmary.

The total number of deaths at Yorkshire hospitals remains at 2,905.

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NHS England and NHS Improvement publish the number of patients who have died in hospital and tested positive for Covid-19 in England.

Since Tuesday 28 April, 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.

This change has been introduced for deaths that occurred on 24 April and subsequently.

This means the NHS England and NHS Improvement data collection provides information on all Covid-19 related (suspected and confirmed) deaths in England hospitals.

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Today, one death has been reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.


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