TWO more patients who tested positive for coronavirus have died at Airedale General Hospital, bringing to total to 78.

A statement from NHS England reads: "A further 352 people, who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 20,483.

"Patients were aged between 30 and 103 years old and18 of the 352 patients (aged between 43 and 98 years old) had no known underlying health condition.

"Their families have been informed."

A further five people have died at Bradford Royal Infirmary bringing the number of coronavirus-related fatalities in Bradford district hospitals to 215.

Nationally, 427 more deaths have been recorded since yesterday, bringing the national figure to 27,198.