Sheffield coronavirus death toll rises as nine more die across South Yorkshire

One more person has died with coronavirus at hospital in Sheffield since yesterday, according to latest NHS figures.

Friday, 26th June 2020, 2:27 pm
Updated Friday, 26th June 2020, 2:28 pm

The latest increase means there have now been 285 coronavirus-related deaths in the city’s hospitals.

The toll in Rotherham is now 190 after three more deaths, and in Barnsley one more person died, taking the total to 142. Four more people died in Doncaster, meaning that there have been 220 fatalities there.

Across the country a further 67 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,557.

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The Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield.

Patients were aged between 52 and 98 years old. One patient, aged 86, had no known underlying health conditions.

The latest figures from NHS England are for confirmed deaths at hospitals in the 24 hours up to 5pm on Thursday, June 25. They do not include deaths at care homes or elsewhere in the community.