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The latest Covid-19 infection rates, cases and deaths in Yorkshire

Written by on 27/09/2020

There have been a further two deaths of people who tested positive for coronavirus in Yorkshire and over 600 new cases.

Data published by Public Health England today (Sunday) showed that 621 Covid-19 cases were identified in the region in the past 24 hours.

It takes the total number of cases in Yorkshire since the start of the outbreak to 46,498.

The two deaths were recorded by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.

The worst affected areas in terms of cases were once again Leeds and Bradford, where there were 148 and 119 new cases recorded respectively.

Sheffield had the next highest number of cases with 85 and there was also a sharper increase in Kirklees, where 60 cases were recorded.

The latest statistics come on the first weekend since the 10pm curfew was placed on pubs, bars and restaurants – although crowds of people were filmed pouring onto Yorkshire’s streets late into the night.

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

  • Leeds – was 7,059 now 7,207 (+148)
  • Wakefield – was 2,638 now 2,669 (+31)
  • North Yorkshire – was 3,560 now 3,595 (+35)
  • Sheffield – was 5,852 now 5,937 (+85)
  • Barnsley – was 2,420 now 2,444 (+24)
  • Bradford – was 8,479 now 8,598 (+119)
  • Calderdale – was 1,670 now 1,687 (+17)
  • Rotherham – was 2,638 now 2,671 (+33)
  • Kirklees – was 4,196 now 4,256 (+60)
  • York – was 1,224 now 1,246 (+22)
  • Doncaster – was 2,417 now 2,434 (+17)
  • East Yorkshire – was 1,962 now 1,983 (+21)
  • Hull – was 1,742 now 1,751 (+9)

A further 5,693 cases were recorded across the UK.

Two new coronavirus deaths recorded by Yorkshire hospitals

There were two new coronavirus deaths recorded in Yorkshire over the last 24 hours.

There was one death recorded by both Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.

It takes the death toll across Yorkshire since the start of the outbreak to 2,633.

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

  • York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 214
  • Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust: 82
  • Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust: 1
  • Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust: 3
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 293 (+1)
  • Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: 4
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 341
  • Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust: 4
  • Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 253
  • The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust: 208
  • Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 149
  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: 343
  • Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust: 2
  • Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust: 211
  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: 111
  • Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 235
  • Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust: 166 (+1)
  • City Health Care Partnership CIC- East Riding Community Hospital: 15

Nationally, 17 new Covid-19 deaths were recorded in hospitals – including the two in Yorkshire.

A spokesperson for the NHS said: “A further 17 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,908.

“Patients were aged between 49 and 93 years old. All bar one individual (aged 59 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

“Date of death ranges from 21 to 26 September 2020.

“Their families have been informed.”

Yorkshire infection rates

The latest coronavirus infection rates for Yorkshire continue on an upwards trajectory that has persisted for a number of weeks now.

All but one of the 19 Yorkshire areas showed an increase in their seven-day rolling average, with the Selby district being the only area to show a drop off.

The two highest rates are in Bradford and Leeds, which respectively have a rate of 150.6 and 111.3 infections per 100,000 people.

Elsewhere in the county, the case rate more than tripled in the Richmondshire district from 16.8 to 57.7 cases and the rate doubled in Harrogate.

You can find a full list of Yorkshire’s infection rates here.

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