A FURTHER 67 people, who tested positive for coronavirus in Yorkshire and the North East, have died, the latest NHS figures have revealed.

These people are among 403 others in England who have died with the virus as of 5pm on April 5.

This brings the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 4,897.

Patients were aged between 35 and 106 years old. 

15 of the 403 patients, aged between 52 and 94 years old, had no known underlying health condition.

Their families have been informed.

The Midlands remains the most affected region outside of London with 75 new recorded deaths.

The total numbers of cases at Bradford's hospitals will be released later this afternoon.