Coronavirus cases in South Yorkshire rose by 70 on Monday: Every confirmed case mapped

The number of coronavirus cases in South Yorkshire is still rising, according to newly released NHS figures.

Tuesday, 28th April 2020, 7:42 pm

Latest statistics show that 70 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed across Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham in the last 24 hour reporting period.

In total, there have been 3,528 cases across the county, with a total of 422 deaths.

In Sheffield, there have been 1,952 cases and 193 deaths and increase of eight on yesterday’s total.

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The number of coronavirus cases in South Yorkshire has icncreased by 70.

Doncaster has seen 391 cases with 74 deaths, with the tally remaining static.

There have been 616 cases in Rotherham and 92 deaths, and increase of three

Barnsley has 569 reported cases and 63 deaths an increase of one.

The figures do not include deaths in care homes or the community and may include delays in deaths being reported.

However, hundreds of patients who have been treated for coronavirus at the region’s hospitals have been discharged home after recovering from coronavirus.

Across the country, there have been more than 20,000 deaths from Covid-19 – one of only five countries in the world to reach the grim milestone.

The USA has seen the most deaths, with Spain, Italy and France also recording more than 20,000 deaths.

Earlier today, Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to work in Downing Street after his own battle with coronavirus.

The PM delivered a speech urging members of the public to continue to adhere to lockdown restrictions, saying that the UK was in a critical stage in the battle, amid calls for an easing of lockdown rules.