AIREDALE hospital has announced a further patient had died after testing positive for coronavirus.

The death occurred on October 6 and brings the total of coronavirus-related fatalities at the hospital to 113.

A statement today from NHS England recorded 43 more deaths in hospitals of people who had tested positive for the virus, bringing the number recorded in hospitals in England to 30,323.

Of the latest deaths, patients were aged between 32 and 90. All but one, aged 71, had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.