AIREDALE Hospital has reported three further deaths of patients who tested positive for coronavirus.

One of the deaths occurred on May 29 and two others on April 4 and 15. The Trust has only just released data associated with the two deaths in April.

The coronavirus hospital death toll for the district now stands at 305 - 198 deaths at the Bradford Teaching Hospitals trust, 105 at Airedale and two at the Bradford District Care trust.

A statement today from NHS England said: "A further 146 people, who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 26,529.

"Patients were aged between 46 and 97 years old. Six of the 146 patients (aged between 46 and 91) had no known underlying health condition.

"Their families have been informed."

Across the UK today's figures showed 183 further deaths taking the total number of victims to 38,344,