Five more people die after testing positive for coronavirus in Yorkshire hospitals

A further five people have died from coronavirus in hospitals in Yorkshire.

By Rebecca Marano
Friday, 9th October 2020, 2:30 pm
Updated Friday, 9th October 2020, 4:18 pm

Daily NHS England figures released on Friday, October 9 confirmed that the five people died after testing positive for Covid-19.

One person died in hospitals under the Airedale NHS Foundation Trust on Wednesday, October 7.

One person died in hospitals in Barnsley on Thursday, October 8.

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A further five people have died from coronavirus in hospitals in Yorkshire.

One person died in hospitals in Bradford on Wednesday, October 7.

One person died in hospitals under the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation trust on Wednesday, October 7.

One person died in hospitals in Rotheram on Wednesday October 7.

Outside of the region, 51 people have died.

Five people died in the North East, five people died in the Midlands, five people died in the East of England, eight people died in London and four people died in the South East.

A total of 23 people died in the North West.

Patients were aged between 42 and 98 years old.

The total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England is 30,379

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.