38 more people die after testing positive for Covid in Yorkshire hospitals
A further 38 people have died after testing positive for Covid-19 in Yorkshire hospitals.
The deaths were confirmed by figures released by NHS England on Tuesday, December 8.
Two people died in hospitals under the Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.
Six people died in hospital in Barnsley.
Three people died in hospitals in Bradford.
Three people died in hospitals in Calderdale and Huddersfield.
Five people died in hospital in Hull.
12 people died in hospitals in Leeds.
Eight people died in hospitals under the Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust.
Four people died in hospital in Rotherham.
One person died in hospital in Sheffield.
One person died in hospitals under the South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Three people died in hospital in York.
The confirmed death toll in Yorkshire hospitals is 5,153.
A further 325 people, who tested positive for Covid-19 have died in England.
Patients were aged between 42 and 101 years old.
Date of death ranges from 5 November to 7 December 2020 with the majority being on or after 4 December.
The total number of confirmed reporter deaths in England is 42,904.
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.