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The latest Yorkshire coronavirus stats as 11 more deaths recorded

Written by on 26/10/2020

Yorkshire recorded 11 new coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours and recorded another 2,866 positive cases.

The highest number of deaths were in Sheffield with four followed by Hull with three.

It comes as talks continue between representatives of West Yorkshire and central Government as to whether the county will be put under Tier 3 measures.

There were also a further 2,866 cases recorded by hospital trusts across the county, with York and Hull the only areas in Yorkshire to have recorded less than 100 new cases in the last 24 hours.

Leeds and Bradford recorded the most cases in the county with over 400 positive cases each.

As far as the rate of infection goes in Yorkshire, the highest rates are seen in South Yorkshire, which was put into Tier 3 over the weekend, and West Yorkshire, which looks to be heading in the same direction.

A total of 108,080 people have so far tested positive for Covid-19 in Yorkshire since the start of the pandemic.

The county’s death toll stands at 2,916.

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

  • Leeds – was 19,369 now 19,796 (+427)

  • Wakefield – was 6,274 now 6,448 (+174)

  • North Yorkshire – was 6,873 now 7,047 (+174)

  • Sheffield – was 15,460 now 15,832 (+372)

  • Barnsley – was 5,650 now 5,820 (+170)

  • Bradford – was 16,294 now 16,728 (+434)

  • Calderdale – was 3,932 now 4,062 (+130)

  • Rotherham – was 6,005 now 6,181 (+176)

  • Kirklees – was 8,930 now 9,216 (+286)

  • York – was 3,314 now 3,397 (+83)

  • Doncaster – was 5,872 now 6,101 (+229)

  • East Yorkshire – was 4,059 now 4,189 (+130)

  • Hull – was 3,182 now 3,263 (+81)

11 deaths recorded in Yorkshire hospitals

A further 11 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died in Yorkshire hospitals.

Six hospital trusts in Yorkshire recorded deaths, according to the latest figures from NHS England, with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recording the highest number with four.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust recorded three deaths.

Across England’s hospitals there were a further 91 people, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals to 31,910.

Patients were aged between 44 and 95 years old. All had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 24 September to 25 October 2020, with the majority being on or after 23 October.

Their families have been informed.

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

  • York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 227

  • Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust: 84

  • Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust: 1

  • Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust: 3

  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 320 (+4)

  • Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: 4

  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 390

  • Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust: 4

  • Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 290

  • The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust: 224 (+1)

  • Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 168

  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: 361 (+1)

  • Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust: 2

  • Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust: 229 (+3)

  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: 121 (+1)

  • Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 271

  • Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust: 196 (+1)

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

Yorkshire infection rates

All but one area in Yorkshire saw its infection rate increase.

The highest rates of infection were across South Yorkshire, which was put under Tier 3 measures on Saturday.

Barnsley had the highest rate across Yorkshire, with 551.7 cases per 100,000 in the seven days to October 22.

The parts of West Yorkshire also saw their infection rates increase to higher levels, with Bradford having the highest rate out of them with 470.0 cases per 100,000 people.

The lowest rates of infection were seen across North Yorkshire, which is still in Tier 1. Ryedale was the only part of Yorkshire to see a decrease in the rate to 75.8 cases per 100,000 people in the week leading up to October 22.

Latest Yorkshire infection rates

From left to right, it reads: name of local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to October 22; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to October 22; rate of new cases in the seven days to October 15; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to October 15.

  • Barnsley 551.7 (1362), 369.4 (912) ↑
  • Sheffield 463.9 (2713), 405.2 (2370) ↑
  • Bradford 470.0 (2537), 364.2 (1966) ↑
  • Leeds 415.1 (3292), 375.8 (2981) ↑
  • Rotherham 481.1 (1277), 343.6 (912) ↑
  • Doncaster 497.0 (1550), 287.6 (897) ↑
  • York 294.8 (621), 293.9 (619) ↑
  • Wakefield 404.2 (1408), 271.9 (947) ↑
  • Kirklees 384.0 (1689), 265.6 (1168) ↑
  • Calderdale 418.1 (884), 258.2 (546) ↑
  • Selby 213.0 (193), 171.0 (155) ↑
  • East Riding of Yorkshire 234.5 (800), 152.7 (521) ↑
  • Harrogate 178.4 (287), 167.3 (269) ↑
  • Craven 183.8 (105), 138.3 (79) ↑
  • Richmondshire 141.4 (76), 107.9 (58) ↑

  • Hambleton 164.9 (151), 134.3 (123) ↑
  • Hull 239.8 (623), 126.3 (328) ↑
  • Ryedale 75.8 (42), 104.7 (58) ↓
  • Scarborough 124.1 (135), 95.6 (104) ↑

The figures, for the seven days to October 22, are based on tests carried out in laboratories (pillar one of the Government’s testing programme) and in the wider community (pillar two).

Data for the most recent four days (October 23-26) has been excluded as it is incomplete and does not reflect the true number of cases.

The list has been calculated by the PA news agency and is based on Public Health England data published on October 21 on the government’s coronavirus dashboard.

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