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Latest Covid-19 infection rates and deaths as Yorkshire surpasses 200,000 cases

Written by on 28/11/2020

Yorkshire has reached another grim milestone after more than 1,500 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours.

This means that 200,982 people in the region have tested positive for the virus since the start of the pandemic.

Of those, 35,356 people in Leeds have contracted the virus – the highest number of cases recorded in Yorkshire.

A further 43 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died in Yorkshire hospitals in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 4,229.

Infection rates continues to drop throughout the region.

With the second national lockdown ending on December 2 and the tiered system coming into force, some parts of Yorkshire could potentially see further tier changes before Christmas.

This will depend on a number of factors such as infection rates and hospital admissions.

Newly confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Yorkshire over the past 24 hours

A further 1,559 people in Yorkshire have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases to 200,982.

Case numbers have continued to drop throughout the region during week three of the nation-wide lockdown.

The highest amount of new infections was recorded in Leeds followed by Bradford and Kirklees.

Five areas in Yorkshire recorded fewer than 100 new cases in a day, with the lowest number recorded in York.

Locations of the new cases in Yorkshire over past 24 hours

  • Leeds – was 35,144 now 35,356 (+212)
  • Wakefield – was 13,272 now 13,390 (+118)
  • North Yorkshire – was 13,018 now 13,134 (+116)
  • Sheffield – was 24,968 now 25,134 (+166)
  • Barnsley – was 10,310 now 10,371 (+61)
  • Bradford – was 28,584 now 28,786 (+202)
  • Calderdale – was 7,836 now 7,922 (+86)
  • Rotherham – was 10,748 now 10,839 (+91)
  • Kirklees – was 18,703 now 18,889 (+186)
  • York – was 5,590 now 5,612 (+22)
  • Doncaster – was 11,589 now 11,689 (+100)
  • East Yorkshire – was 9,557 now 9,655 (+98)
  • Hull – was 10,104 now 10,205 (+101)

43 Covid-19 deaths in Yorkshire’s hospitals

There have been another 43 Covid-19 deaths recorded across Yorkshire hospitals.

So far, 4,229 people who contracted the virus have died in the county since the start of the pandemic.

Eleven NHS trusts across Yorkshire recorded new Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust saw the biggest number of deaths with the trust recording 14.

Across England, a further 289 people, who tested positive for the virus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 40,197.

Patients were aged between 27 and 100 years old. All except 16 (aged 45-92) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from October 14 to November 27.

Their families have been informed.

Total number of hospital deaths across Yorkshire trusts by location:

  • York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 291 (+3)
  • Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust: 99 (+1)
  • Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust: 1
  • Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust: 3
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 469 (+5)
  • Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: 4
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 575 (+14)
  • Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust: 7
  • Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 373 (+4)
  • The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust: 321 (+4)
  • Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 299 (+5)
  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: 552 (+3)
  • Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust: 2
  • Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust: 338 (+1)
  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: 160
  • Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 434 (+2)
  • Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust: 286 (+1)
  • City Health Care Partnership CIC- East Riding Community Hospital: 15

Yorkshire’s infection rates

Infection rates continue to fall across Yorkshire.

As it stands, Hull currently has the highest rate in the county with 415.7 cases per 100,000 people.

This is followed by Kirklees (349.3) and Bradford (331.2), according to the data on the government website.

The lowest infection rate was recorded in York.

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Rates across Yorkshire:

  • Hull 415.7
  • Kirklees 349.3
  • Bradford 331.2
  • Calderdale 285.2
  • Wakefield 301.7

  • Middlesbrough 272.4

  • East Riding of Yorkshire 261.5
  • Scarborough 251.9
  • Redcar and Cleveland 253.7

  • Leeds 245.6
  • Barnsley 239.8
  • Doncaster 229.9
  • Rotherham 220
  • Sheffield 213.6
  • Selby 198.6
  • Craven 155.8
  • Richmondshire 152.6
  • Harrogate 128.1
  • Hambleton 127.7
  • Ryedale 126.4
  • York 116.8

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