25 more coronavirus deaths in South Yorkshire confirmed in just 24 hours

Sheffield’s coronavirus death toll has risen again as a further 25 deaths across the region were confirmed on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 25th November 2020, 6:07 pm

No fewer than 15 Covid-related deaths have been recorded by Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS Trust in the last 24 hours, with six hospital deaths also confirmed in Barnsley and two in both Sheffield and Rotherham.

The Covid-19 death toll in Sheffield’s hospitals now stands at 455. In Doncaster, 412 people have now died, while 306 deaths have been recorded in Rotherham and 286 in Barnsley.

Nationally, a further 353 people, who tested positive for the disease have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 39,219.

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No fewer than 25 coronavirus deaths have been confirmed in South Yorkshire in the last 24 hours.

The patients were aged between 20 and 98 years old. All except 16 – aged 38 to 92 years old – had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.