Coronavirus death toll in Yorkshire hospitals passes 2,000
The coronavirus death toll in Yorkshire hospitals has passed 2,000.
Across Yorkshire, a further 32 coronavirus deaths have been confirmed in hospitals.
This brings the total number of deaths in hospitals in the region to 2,001
Figures released by NHS England on Thursday, May 7 record '4' confirmed new deaths under the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
This data reflects deaths from the latest reporting period which is 5pm on Wednesday, May 6.
One person died on Tuesday, May 5 and one person died on Wednesday, May 6.
This brings the number of Covid-19 deaths in the city's hospitals to 263.
NHS England releases updated figures each day showing the dates of every coronavirus-related death in hospitals in England, often including previously uncounted deaths that took place several days or even weeks ago.
This is because of the time it takes for deaths to be confirmed as testing positive for Covid-19, for post-mortem examinations to be processed, and for data from the tests to be validated.
The new deaths confirmed across each hospital trust in Yorkshire are as follows:
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust 1
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 4
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trus t0
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust 0
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 0
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust 1
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 2
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 0
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 4
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 3
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust 2
Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust 0
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust 2
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust 0
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 0
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 5
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