THE DEATH toll from coronavirus in the Bradford district has jumped up by six.

Public Health England announced today that there had been five new reported deaths of people who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI), and one at Airedale General Hospital.

This data is as of 5pm on Monday, April 6.

One of the deaths at BRI happened on Saturday, April 4, with three on Sunday, April 5, and one on Monday, April 6.

The death at Airedale happened on yesterday, on Monday, April 6.

It means the number of reported deaths for the district now sits at 39 - 23 at BRI and 16 at Airedale.

Across the whole of England, there were a further 758 reported deaths from coronavirus from yesterday.

It brings the total for the country to 5,655.

Patients were aged between 23 and 102-years-old.

The majority of them had underlying health conditions, but 29 of the 758 patients (aged between 23 and 99-years-old) had no known conditions.

Their families have been informed.

Throughout the whole of the UK, of those hospitalised who tested positive for coronavirus, 6,159 have died now.

This is as of 5pm on Monday, April 6.

That is a rise of 786 from yesterday's update.