AIREDALE Hospital has announced a further death of a patient who had tested positive for coronavirus.

The death, on June 3, brings to the total at the hospital to 106 after almost a week of no coronavirus-related fatalities reported.

A further death reported at Bradford Royal Infirmary on June 2 brings the Bradford district's hospital total to 311 - 203 at Bradford Teaching Hospitals, 106 at Airedale and two at the Bradford District Care Trust.

A statement from NHS England today said: "A further 123 people, who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 27,282.

"Patients were aged between 38 and 105 years old. One of the 123 patients (aged 86) had no known underlying health condition.

"Their families have been informed."

Across the UK the preliminary number of deaths reported since yesterday total 142.

The figures do not include those who died outside hospital settings.