BRADFORD recorded the third highest amount of coronavirus deaths in the country in August, the latest data shows.

Published today by the Office for National Statistics, it looked at those people who died from covid-19 across the home, care homes, hospices, other communal establishments and 'elsewhere' in each local authority.

Bradford lost 11 people to the virus in the month of August while neighbouring borough Kirklees lost 13.

Tameside in Greater Manchester suffered the highest number of deaths from coronavirus with 22 losses.

In today's NHS update, Bradford's hospitals recorded no further deaths.

Neighbouring hospital trusts in Calderdale and Leeds recorded two deaths in total.

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust recorded two new deaths today, meaning it has lost a total of 258 patients to coronavirus.

In comparison, Bradford has lost 357.

Of those 357 deaths, 246 have been reported by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, 109 by Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and two by Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.