A FURTHER patient who tested positive for coronavirus has died at Airedale Hospital.

The announcement today brings the total number of deaths at the Trust to 115.

The patient died on Monday, October 12.

A statement from NHS England this afternoon read: "A further 68 people, who tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 30,662.

"Patients were aged between 48 and 98 years old. All except four (aged between 65 and 93) had known underlying health conditions.

"Their families have been informed."

No further information about current patients has been released by the hospital.