THE number of Covid-related deaths at Airedale Hospital has risen again after the hospital today announced its 114th death.

NHS England said a further 56 people had died after testing positive for coronavirus bringing the total number of reported deaths in hospitals in England to 30,379.

The patient at Airedale Hospital died on Wednesday.

NHS England said those who had died across the country were aged between 42 and 98 and all had known underlying health conditions. Their families have been informed.