Five more Sheffield patients die of coronavirus as UK announces 936 more deaths
A further five people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in Sheffield, the latest NHS England statistics reveal.
It means there have now been 65 coronavirus-related deaths in the city, up from 60 yesterday (7 April). The families of those who have died have been informed.
Nationally, a further 828 people who tested positive for the Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 6,483.
Across the UK, the total number of deaths is now more than 7,000.
The latest fatalities were aged between 22 and 103 years old and 46 of the 828 patients – aged between 35 and 96 years old – had no known underlying health condition.
Elsewhere in South Yorkshire, four more people have died in Barnsley, while Doncaster has seen a further six deaths.
There were no new coronavirus-related deaths recorded in Rotherham since yesterday.