A FURTHER seven Covid-19-related hospital deaths have been reported in the Bradford district today.

According to the latest NHS figures, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust reported five, while Airedale NHS Foundation Trust reported two.

At Bradford, three patients died on Monday, January 11, one on December 29, 2020 and one on December 4, while two patients died at Airedale on Tuesday, January 12.

It means that the total number of hospital deaths in the district, according to NHS England figures, now stands at 674 - 478 at Bradford Teaching Hospitals, 194 at Airedale and two at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Meanwhile, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust reported seven deaths and Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust reported eight deaths.

Nationally, a further 1,012 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 57,828.

Patients were aged between 39 and 102 years old. All except 46 (aged 39 to 98 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from 8 May 2020 to 12 January 2021 with the majority being on or after 6 January.

Their families have been informed.

The figures are updated at 2pm each day and include confirmed death cases reported at 4pm the previous day.

NHS England says: "Confirmation of Covid-19 diagnosis, death notification, death certificates and reporting in central figures can take up to several days and the hospitals providing the data are under significant operational pressure.

"This means that the totals reported at 4pm on each day may not include all deaths that occurred on that day or on recent prior days."