Sheffield's coronavirus death toll rises to 114 as 651 more die in England

Sheffield’s coronavirus death toll has risen again – with five more fatalities recorded.

Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 3:15 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 4:33 pm

Out of 1,316 confirmed cases in the city, a total of 114 patients have now died in Sheffield hospitals since the coronavirus outbreak began, according to NHS England.

There have been 46 deaths in Barnsley – an increase of one compared to yesterday’s figure and the death toll in Doncaster has gone up by four with 41 fatalities recorded.

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Sheffield's coronavirus death toll has risen again.

Rotherham's death toll has not changed since yesterday, with 32 deaths recorded in total.

Across England a total of 11,656 hospital patients have now died – up 761 compared to figures released yesterday.

The UK remains in lockdown in a bid to halt the spread of Covid-19.

People can only leave their homes for shopping, medical supplies or appointments, essential travel to work and exercise once a day.

It has not yet been revealed when the measures will be relaxed.