Daily figures confirm three coronavirus deaths in Yorkshire hospitals
Three people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Yorkshire hospitals, the daily figures have confirmed.
NHS England data confirmed that one person died in hospitals in Bradford on Wednesday, September 1.
One person died at hospitals under the Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospital Trust - which covers Wakefield, Dewsbury and Pontefract - on Wednesday, September 1.
One person died in hospitals in Barnsley on Wednesday, September 1.
Eight people died outside of the region.
Three people died in the Midlands, three people died in the North West, one person died in London and one person died in the South East.
Patients were aged between 48 and 95 years old.
All had known underlying health conditions.
The total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England is 29,596.
These figures are correct as of 2pm on Friday, September 4.
NHS England publishes the number of patients who have died in hospital and tested positive for COVID-19 in England.
Since Tuesday, April 28 NHS England and NHS Improvement also reports the number of patient deaths where there has been no COVID-19 positive test result, but where COVID-19 is documented as a direct or underlying cause of death on part 1 or part 2 of the death certification process.
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