Four more coronavirus deaths confirmed in South Yorkshire

A further four people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in South Yorkshire, according to the latest daily statistics.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 7:46 pm

NHS England data shows four deaths were recorded in the 24 hours to 4pm on Tuesday, including three in Doncaster and one in Barnsley.

As of 2 March, 893 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in Sheffield hospitals, 743 in Doncaster, 604 in Barnsley and 561 in Rotherham.

Nationally, a further 204 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 83,733.

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A further four people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in South Yorkshire.

The patients were aged between 32 and 100 years old. All except seven – aged 63 to 88 years old – had known underlying health conditions.

Government data up to 2 March shows that of the 21,599,027 jabs given in the UK so far, 20,703,615 were first doses - a rise of 224,996 on the previous day.