THE number of patients with Covid-19 in Bradford has spiked in a week - more than doubling at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

The latest data shows there are 32 patients with the virus at Bradford Teaching Hospitals - a rise from 15 last week. 

There are six at Airedale, a rise from from three last week. 

The figures are released through the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership every Thursday afternoon to give a picture of the current situation. 

Across the partnership area, there are a combined total of 83 patients who have tested positive for Covid-19 receiving care in hospitals. Nine of those patients remain in intensive care.  

That's a rise from 61 last week and six in intensive care.

The latest figures (number in brackets shows last week's figure):

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust  - 6 (3)

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 32 (15)

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust - 12 (11)

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust - 3 (1)

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - 15 (15)

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 15 (16)

It comes as people in the district are being urged to get their vaccine, with walk-in clinics open to anyone aged 18 and over from tomorrow until Monday - no appointment needed.

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