Over 400 coronavirus patients have been discharged from York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's hospitals

Over 400 patients who had been diagnosed with Covid-19 since the start of the outbreak in York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust hospitals have been discharged.

The Trust, which runs Scarborough Hospital, have confirmed that up to the week ending May 17, the total number of patients discharged from its hospitals following treatment was 409.

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This is so that patients can be kept isolated from others to minimise the risk to patients and staff and prevent the spread of the virus.

Scarborough Hospital. Picture: JPI Media

As of 5pm on May 18, there have been 193 reported deaths across the Trust which includes 77 at Scarborough and 116 at York.

The Government advice to the public continues to be to stay at home and only go outside for food, any medical reason or work (only if it cannot be done from home.)

You can also take exercise in the vicinity of your home once a day.

If people are outside they should remain two metres away from others that aren't in their household and wash their hands as soon as they get home.

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