Coronavirus: 13 more people in Sheffield die after testing positive for the disease

The latest coronavirus statistics from NHS England today (April 5) state that 13 patients in Sheffield have died after testing positive for coronavirus since yesterday.

By Lloyd Bent
Sunday, 5th April 2020, 3:07 pm
Updated Sunday, 5th April 2020, 3:07 pm

This brings the total number of people to have died in the city after testing positive to 47.

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Sheffield stands at 730, according to the latest figures released yesterday.

In Rotherham there have been two more deaths, taking the total to eight.

NHS England has released the latest coronavirus figures for Sheffield and the rest of England.

In Barnsley there have been 19 deaths in total. Six people died in Barnsley since yesterday.

In England, a further 555 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals to 4,494.Patients were aged between 33 years and 103 years old. 29 of the 555 patients (aged between 35 and 95 years old) had no known underlying health condition.