A FURTHER five Covid-19-related hospital deaths have been reported over the last seven days in Bradford hospitals.

According to the latest NHS figures, one further death was reported by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust between July 21 and 27. This one further death was recorded on July 24.

Meanwhile, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust recorded four further deaths during the same period. One further death was recorded on each of the following dates: July 21, 22, 25 and 26.

The total number of reported hospital deaths in the Bradford district now stands at 1,271 - 895 at Bradford Teaching Hospitals; 374 at Airedale and two at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Nationally, a further 482 patients who tested positive for Covid-19 have died over the same seven-day period.

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