A FURTHER one Covid-19-related hospital death has been reported in the Bradford district today.

According to the latest NHS England figures, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust reported the one death, on Sunday, February 21, while Airedale NHS Foundation Trust reported none.

The total death toll at hospitals in the Bradford district now stands at 811 - 561 at BRI, 248 at Airedale and two at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.

In West Yorkshire, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust reported one death.

Nationally, a further 178 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 81,482.

Patients were aged between 25 and 101 years old. All except seven (aged 47 to 97 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from January 2, 2021 to February 21, 2021 with the majority being on or after February 18.

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."