NHS England confirm 200th hospital coronavirus death in Wakefield

The total number of patient deaths at hospitals in Wakefield has now reached 208, it has been confirmed.

Tuesday, 5th May 2020, 4:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th May 2020, 4:34 pm

There have been 52 further confirmations of coronavirus deaths in Yorkshire hospitals, according to the latest figures.

Figures released by NHS England on Tuesday, May 5 record a total of 52 confirmed new deaths.

Of these, 10 occurred at hospitals run by the Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, the highest daily figure for any trust in Yorkshire.

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The total number of patient deaths at hospitals in Wakefield has now reached 208, it has been confirmed.

There have now been 565 confirmed cases of the virus in the Wakefield district.

This data reflects deaths from the latest reporting period which is 5pm on Monday, May 4.

This brings the total number of deaths in hospitals in the region to 1,932.

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 0

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 0

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust 0

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 1

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust 3

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 4

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust 0

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 1

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 0

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 5

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 10

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust 4

Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust 0

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust 6

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust 0

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 7

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 8