Lowest ever daily coronavirus death toll increase in Yorkshire recorded

The lowest ever daily coronavirus death toll increase in Yorkshire has been recorded since lockdown began.

Monday, 22nd June 2020, 2:58 pm
Updated Monday, 22nd June 2020, 3:00 pm

One new death was announced in Barnsley Trust hospitals in figures released on June 22.

However, no other new deaths were announced across the county.

On April 16, 98 deaths were recorded in an update - the highest since the virus struck in the UK.

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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:

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 1