THREE more patients who tested positive for coronavirus have died at Airedale Hospital bringing the total to date to 83.

A statement today from NHS England said: "A further 331 people, who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 22,049.

"Patients were aged between 32 and 102 years old and 17 of the 331 patients (aged between 46 and 88 years old) had no known underlying health condition.

"Their families have been informed."

The total number of deaths linked to coronavirus in the Bradford district now stands at 236 - 83 at Airedale Hospital, 151 at Bradford Royal Infirmary and two at Bradford Care NHS Trust.

Nationally, 449 further deaths have been announced taking the toll to 29,876.