Kirklees and Bradford see large 24-hour spike in coronavirus cases

There have been a further 127 cases of coronavirus in Yorkshire, recorded in the last 24 hours.

The biggest increase was seen in Bradford and Kirklees with 30 positive cases recorded in the last day, followed by Wakefield with 18 cases.

East Yorkshire recorded the fewest positive cases in that time, with no rise at all.

This brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK to a staggering 288,953.

On Saturday, NHS England confirmed that there had been one further coronavirus-related death in Yorkshire.

And in hospital trusts across England, a further 38 people who had tested positive for the virus have sadly died.

This brings the total number of confirmed reported deaths in English hospitals to 29,051.

Number of coronavirus cases in Yorkshire

From July 2, NHS England began releasing historic pillar two data in their cases figures – this includes data from fixed testing sites, mobile and home testing data – as well as pillar one data, from hospitals and care homes. This is why cases figures now appear higher.

  • Leeds – was 3,632 now 3,641 (+9)

  • Wakefield – was 1,665 now 1,683 (+18)

  • North Yorkshire – was 2,524 now 2,528 (+4)

  • Sheffield – was 3,996 now 4,007 (+11)

  • Barnsley – was 1,909 now 1,911 (+2)

  • Bradford – was 4,301 now 4,331 (+30)

  • Calderdale – was 680 now 694 (+14)

  • Rotherham – was 1,901 now 1,905 (+4)

  • Kirklees – was 2,085 now 2,115 (+30)

  • York – was 905 now 907 (+2)

  • Doncaster – was 1,990 now 1,991 (+1)

  • East Yorkshire – still 1,643

  • Hull – was 1,538 now 1,540 (+2)

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