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The latest key coronavirus stats for Yorkshire you need to know

Written by on 08/10/2020

Seven Covid-19 deaths and 2,264 new cases have been recorded in Yorkshire over the past 24 hours.

Leeds and Sheffield saw the biggest jump in new cases with 573 and 443 people testing positive for Covid-19 respectively.

Both cities also have the highest infection rates in Yorkshire, with Sheffield recording one further Covid-19 death in the last 24 hours.

It comes after a Sheffield MP warned that the South Yorkshire city could become the next in Yorkshire to be put under local lockdown.

Louise Haigh, Labour MP for Sheffield Heeley, said that lockdown restrictions are now “unavoidable” for the city.

Six other Covid-19 patients who died in the region were being cared for at York Teaching Hospital, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.

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

  • Leeds – was 11,077 now 11,650 (+573)
  • Wakefield – was 3,418 now 3,551 (+133)
  • North Yorkshire – was 4,528 now 4,661 (+133)
  • Sheffield – was 8,653 now 9,096 (+443)
  • Barnsley – was 2,950 now 3,047 (+97)
  • Bradford – was 10,743 now 11,028 (+285)
  • Calderdale – was 2,187 now 2,271 (+84)
  • Rotherham – was 3,405 now 3,488 (+83)
  • Kirklees – was 5,414 now 5,581 (+167)
  • York – was 1,765 now 1,838 (+73)
  • Doncaster – was 3,026 now 3,113 (+87)
  • East Yorkshire – was 2,478 now 2,538 (+60)
  • Hull – was 2,064 now 2,110 (+46)

Seven deaths recorded across Yorkshire hospitals

A further seven patients who tested positive for Covid-19 have died in Yorkshire hospitals, latest figures show.

This takes the county’s death toll to 2,676.

Across England 43 more coronavirus-related deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 30,323.

Patients were aged between 32 and 99 years old. All but one (aged 71) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from August 10 to October 7, with the majority on or after October 6.

Their families have been informed.

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

  • York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 216 (+1)
  • 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: 297 (+1)
  • Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: 4
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 342
  • Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust: 4
  • Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 262
  • The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust: 208
  • Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 150
  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: 349 (+1)
  • Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust: 2
  • Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust: 216
  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: 113 (+1)
  • Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 238
  • Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust: 173 (+3)
  • City Health Care Partnership CIC- East Riding Community Hospital: 15

Yorkshire infection rates

Sheffield’s infection rate has more than doubled from 148.8 new cases per 100,000 people to 398.2.

The rise was recorded in the seven days to October 5 in which 2,329 new Covid-19 infections were recorded in the city.

Sheffield currently has the highest infection rate in the county, closely followed by Leeds with 389.5.

From left to right, it reads: name of local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to October 5; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to October 5; rate of new cases in the seven days to September 28; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to September 28.

Latest Yorkshire infection rates:

  • Sheffield 398.2 (2,329), 148.8 (870) ↑
  • Leeds 389.5 (3,089), 193.5 (1,535) ↑
  • Bradford 283.5 (1,530), 206.0 (1,112) ↑
  • Middlesbrough 250.4 (353), 154.6 (218) ↑
  • Rotherham 212.9 (565), 116.0 (308) ↑
  • Kirklees 201.7 (887), 128.7 (566) ↑
  • York 198.9 (419), 90.7 (191) ↑
  • Calderdale 185.4 (392), 105.9 (224) ↑
  • Redcar and Cleveland 173.5 (238), 80.2 (110) ↑
  • Wakefield 167.7 (584), 98.8 (344) ↑
  • Craven 166.3 (95), 141.8 (81) ↑
  • Barnsley 157.2 (388), 83.9 (207) ↑
  • Doncaster 145.6 (454), 70.9 (221) ↑
  • Harrogate 127.5 (205), 70.3 (113) ↑
  • East Riding of Yorkshire 109.9 (375), 59.2 (202) ↑
  • Richmondshire 109.8 (59), 102.4 (55) ↑
  • Ryedale 102.9 (57), 43.3 (24) ↑
  • Hambleton 102.6 (94), 73.1 (67) ↑
  • Hull 101.2 (263), 39.3 (102) ↑
  • Scarborough 91.9 (100), 56.1 (61) ↑
  • Selby 91.6 (83), 62.9 (57) ↑

The figures, for the seven days to October 5, are based on tests carried out in laboratories (pillar one of the Government’s testing programme) and in the wider community (pillar two).

The list has been calculated by the PA news agency and is based on Public Health England data published on Thursday, October 8 on the Government’s coronavirus dashboard.

Data for the most recent three days (October 6-8) has been excluded as it is incomplete and likely to be revised.

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