ONE further 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 death, on February 21, while Airedale NHS Foundation Trust did not report any deaths.

The total death toll at hospitals in the Bradford district now stands at 812 - 562 at BRI, 248 at Airedale and two at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Nationally, a further 372 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 81,854.

Patients were aged between 28 and 99 years old. All except 16 (aged 44 to 99 years old) had known underlying health conditions.

Date of death ranges from December 9, 2020 to February 22, 2021 with the majority being on or after February 14.

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."