Confirmed coronavirus cases in Yorkshire increase by 320 as total hits 4,522

A total of 4,522 coronavirus cases have now been confirmed in Yorkshire, Public Health England (PHE) has said.

Saturday, 11th April 2020, 5:36 pm

The figure is a rise of 320 from the previous day's update.

The Department of Health said 334,974 tests have been carried out in the UK as of 9am on Saturday, including 18,091 tests on Friday.

Of the the 269,598 people tested, 78,991 have tested positive for the illness.

Coronavirus testing centre for NHS workers in Leeds

Sheffield has the highest number of cases in Yorkshire, with more than one thousand recorded.

The full list of confirmed cases by local authority area are as follows:

Barnsley - 297

Bradford - 359

Calderdale - 135

Doncaster - 192

East Riding - 187

Hull (Kingston upon Hull) - 97

Kirklees - 295

Leeds - 544

North East Lincolnshire - 64

North Lincolnshire - 91

North Yorkshire - 410

Rotherham - 321

Sheffield - 1,137

Wakefield - 274

York - 119

Editor’s note:

First and foremost - and rarely have I written down these words with more sincerity - I hope this finds you well.

Almost certainly you are here because you value the quality and the integrity of the journalism produced by The Yorkshire Post’s journalists - almost all of which live alongside you in Yorkshire, spending the wages they earn with Yorkshire businesses - who last year took this title to the industry watchdog’s Most Trusted Newspaper in Britain accolade.

And that is why I must make an urgent request of you: as advertising revenue declines, your support becomes evermore crucial to the maintenance of the journalistic standards expected of The Yorkshire Post. If you can, safely, please buy a paper or take up a subscription. We want to continue to make you proud of Yorkshire’s National Newspaper but we are going to need your help.

Postal subscription copies can be ordered by calling 0330 4030066 or by emailing [email protected]. Vouchers, to be exchanged at retail sales outlets - our newsagents need you, too - can be subscribed to by contacting subscriptions on 0330 1235950 or by visiting www.localsubsplus.co.uk where you should select The Yorkshire Post from the list of titles available.

If you want to help right now, download our tablet app from the App / Play Stores. Every contribution you make helps to provide this county with the best regional journalism in the country.

Sincerely. Thank you.

James Mitchinson

Editor