Leeds records most new Covid-19 deaths and cases in Yorkshire as tier decision looms

Leeds has recorded more new coronavirus deaths and cases than anywhere else in Yorkshire in the past 24 hours.

Nine patients in the care of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust lost their lives, while 207 new cases of the killer virus were identified across the district.

Across Yorkshire, local authorities recorded fewer cases than on most days in the past few weeks, with just 1,609 identified across the county. That meant infection rates continued to fall in all but one area.

A further 35 of the county’s hospital patients lost their lives though.

207 more Covid cases

Another 207 positive coronavirus test results have been recorded in Leeds in the past 24 hours, data from Public Health England has revealed.

That is the sixth consecutive day that Leeds has recorded the most cases in the county.

Across the whole of Yorkshire, a total of 1,609 new cases were identified.

The cases were spread across the region with Leeds and Kirklees (205) the worst affected.

Locations of the new cases in Yorkshire over past 24 hours

  • Leeds – was 34,088 now 34,295 (207)
  • Wakefield – was 12,651 now 12,794 (143)
  • North Yorkshire – was 12,449 now 12,614 (165)
  • Sheffield – was 24,195 now 24,334 (139)
  • Barnsley – was 9,902 now 10,001 (99)
  • Bradford – was 27,591 now 27,767 (176)
  • Calderdale – was 7,478 now 7,547 (69)
  • Rotherham – was 10,369 now 10,435 (66)
  • Kirklees – was 17,860 now 18,065 (205)
  • York – was 5,452 now 5,489 (37)
  • Doncaster – was 11,120 now 11,194 (74)
  • East Yorkshire – was 9,058 now 9,167 (109)
  • Hull – was 9,537 now 9,657 (120)

Nine Covid deaths in Leeds hospitals

Another nine coronavirus patients have died in hospital in Leeds, according to the latest NHS figures.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust recorded all of those deaths, which is the highest of any trust in Yorkshire, in the past 24 hours.

It takes that trust’s death toll to 526.

Nationally, a further 178 people have died with the virus in hospital.

A spokesperson for the NHS said: “A further 178 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 38,512.

“Patients were aged between 34 and 101 years old. All except seven (aged 55 to 91 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

“Date of death ranges from 22 September to 22 November 2020 with the majority being on or after 19 November.

“Their families have been informed.”

Total number of hospital deaths across Yorkshire trusts by location:

  • York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 271 (4)
  • Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust: 94 (1)
  • Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust: 1
  • Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust: 3
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 445 (2)
  • Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: 4
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 526 (9)
  • Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust: 7
  • Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 354 (3)
  • The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust: 298 (2)
  • Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 272 (7)
  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust: 515 (4)
  • Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust: 2
  • Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust: 307 (6)
  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust: 152 (2)
  • Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: 393 (3)
  • Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust: 282 (1)
  • City Health Care Partnership CIC- East Riding Community Hospital: 15

Latest Yorkshire infection rates

Here is the list in full. From left to right, it reads: name of local authority; rate of new cases in the seven days to November 19; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to November 19; rate of new cases in the seven days to November 12; number (in brackets) of new cases recorded in the seven days to November 12.

  • Hull 568.6 (1477), 779.9 (2026) ↓
  • Kirklees 446.4 (1963), 579.8 (2550) ↓
  • Bradford 439.3 (2371), 546.5 (2950) ↓
  • Calderdale 390.2 (825), 486.6 (1029) ↓
  • Wakefield 377.8 (1316), 500.7 (1744) ↓
  • Scarborough 332.9 (362), 604.1 (657) ↓
  • East Riding of Yorkshire 332.7 (1135), 495.9 (1692) ↓
  • Leeds 325.0 (2578), 446.5 (3541) ↓
  • Barnsley 302.2 (746), 409.9 (1012) ↓
  • Rotherham 278.8 (740), 390.0 (1035) ↓
  • Selby 274.8 (249), 265.9 (241) ↑
  • Doncaster 271.9 (848), 373.8 (1166) ↓
  • Sheffield 258.2 (1510), 309.5 (1810) ↓
  • Craven 243.3 (139), 252.0 (144) ↓
  • Richmondshire 174.9 (94), 281.0 (151) ↓
  • Hambleton 161.6 (148), 211.8 (194) ↓
  • Ryedale 144.5 (80), 220.3 (122) ↓
  • York 137.7 (290), 173.3 (365) ↓

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