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

It is the first such death to be notified by the hospital since June 8 and brings the total there to 109.

The patient died on July 19.

A statement from NHS England said a further 15 Covid-19-related deaths have been reported in hospitals in England since yesterday bringing the total to 29,202.

Patients were aged between 46 and 90 years old. Five patients, aged between 46 and 84, had no known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.

The death toll at hospitals in the Bradford district is now 342 - 231 at Bradford Royal Infirmary, 109 at Airedale and two at Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.

There have been no Covid-19-linked deaths reported in hospitals in Bradford for nine days.