THE CORONAVIRUS death toll in Bradford has reached 57 after a daily rise of seven.

Public Health England announced today that four hospital patients who had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus had died Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI).

There were three reported deaths at Airedale Hospital.

There was one death at the BRI on Wednesday, April 8, and three reported on Friday, April 9. 

While the deaths at Airedale were spread out across two days - one on Wednesday, April 8, and two on Friday, April 9.

It means the total death toll in the Bradford district has reached 57 - 31 at BRI and 26 at Airedale.

Across Yorkshire and the North East, there have been 99 further deaths as a result of Covid-19 in total.

These people are among the national figure of 866 patients who sadly died as of 5pm on April 9, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in England's hospitals to 8,114.

Patients were aged between 27 and 100 years old. 

56 of the 866 patients (aged between 40 and 93 years old) had no known underlying health condition.  

Their families have been informed.