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12 dead and 3000+ new cases in latest Yorkshire Covid-19 figures

Written by on 20/10/2020

Another 12 people have died from coronavirus and over 3,000 new cases of the virus have been confirmed across Yorkshire in the past 24 hours.

Leeds again saw the highest rise in the number of cases with another 477 cases in the past 24 hours.

Next was Bradford which saw a surge of 461 cases and then Sheffield with another 382 confirmed in the city according to the latest figures.

Infection rates also rose in 15 areas of Yorkshire.

However, Yorkshire’s coronavirus hotspot Sheffield saw its Covid-19 infection rate fall once again.

It fell from 466.6 to 406.1. Leeds also saw a drop in its infection rate too.

However, Barnsley saw a sharp surge in its coronavirus infection rate from 254 per 100,000 to 388.9.

It comes as Greater Manchester were forced into Tier 3 restrictions today following a collapse of talks with the government.

Both failed to come to an agreement on the financial package for the area.

Newly confirmed cases of coronavirus in Yorkshire over the past 24 hours:

  • Leeds – was 16,401 now 16,878 (+477)

  • Wakefield – was 5,035 now 5,269 (+234)

  • North Yorkshire – was 5,970 now 6,134 (+164)

  • Sheffield – was 13,018 now 13,400 (+382)

  • Barnsley – was 4,475 now 4,668 (+193)

  • Bradford – was 14,009 now 14,470 (+461)

  • Calderdale – was 3,132 now 3,274 (+142)

  • Rotherham – was 4,876 now 5,063 (+187)

  • Kirklees – was 7,422 now 7,705 (+283)

  • York – was 2,773 now 2,874 (+101)

  • Doncaster – was 4,410 now 4,674 (+264)

  • East Yorkshire – was 3,321 now 3,443 (+122)

  • Hull – was 2,572 now 2,634 (+62)

12 deaths recorded in Yorkshire hospitals

There have been another 12 deaths recorded by hospital trusts across Yorkshire.

These were recorded in Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Leeds, Mid Yorkshire and Sheffield

In England, another 134 deaths were recorded which brings the total number of confirmed deaths in England’s hospitals to 31,181.

Patients were aged between 36 and 100 years old. All except six (aged 68-91) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from October 13 to 19 2020.

Here are the total number of hospital deaths across Yorkshire trusts:

  • York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 224

  • Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust: 83

  • Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust: 1

  • Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust: 3

  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 308 (+1)

  • Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: 4

  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 362 (+7)

  • Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust: 4

  • Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 272 (+1)

  • The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust: 216

  • Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 160 (+1)

  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: 359 (+1)

  • Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust: 277

  • Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust: 221

  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: 115

  • Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 247

  • Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust: 186 (+1)

  • City Health Care Partnership CIC- East Riding Community Hospital: 15

Yorkshire infection rates

Sheffield and Leeds, two areas with the highest infection rates in Yorkshire, have both seen their infection rates decrease.

In the seven days to October 16 it fell from 466.6 to 406.1. Leeds also saw a drop in its infection rate too.

However, Barnsley saw a sharp surge in its coronavirus infection rate from 254 per 100,000 to 388.9.

This now brings it up to the second highest rate in Yorkshire.

Latest Yorkshire infection rates

From left to right, it reads: name of local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to October 16; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to October 16; rate of new cases in the seven days to October 9; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to October 9.

  • Sheffield 406.1 (2375), 466.6 (2729) ↓
  • Barnsley 388.9 (960), 254.0 (627) ↑
  • Leeds 376.5 (2986), 410.3 (3254) ↓
  • Bradford 370.5 (2000), 327.2 (1766) ↑
  • Rotherham 350.0 (929), 272.0 (722) ↑
  • Doncaster 310.4 (968), 202.0 (630) ↑
  • York 295.3 (622), 262.1 (552) ↑
  • Wakefield 281.4 (980), 225.4 (785) ↑
  • Calderdale 274.8 (581), 242.1 (512) ↑
  • Selby 172.1 (156), 132.4 (120) ↑
  • Harrogate 167.3 (269), 163.5 (263) ↑
  • East Riding of Yorkshire 158.0 (539), 133.7 (456) ↑
  • Craven 133.0 (76), 152.3 (87) ↓
  • Hambleton 132.1 (121), 133.2 (122) ↓
  • Hull 129.0 (335), 98.9 (257) ↑
  • Kirklees 274.7 (1208), 246.7 (1085) ↑
  • Ryedale 104.7 (58), 102.9 (57) ↑
  • Scarborough 99.3 (108), 91.0 (99) ↑
  • Richmondshire 98.6 (53), 91.2 (49) ↑