No new coronavirus deaths in Sheffield for fourth day running as 21 more UK patients die
Sheffield's coronavirus death toll has not changed today, with the lowest daily increase in fatalities for three months reported this afternoon.
According to NHS England, a further 20 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died since yesterday’s figures were announced, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,338.
In Sheffield, the death toll for hospital patients stands at 284, which has remained the same since last Thursday, when the death of a 13-day-old baby was recorded in the city.
There have been 214 deaths in Doncaster and 186 in Rotherham, with both figures the same as they were yesterday.
In Barnsley, one more death has been recorded, taking the town’s death toll to 139.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, senior ministers and scientists are discussing the easing of lockdown measures today, with the reopening of the hospitality sector on the agenda.