Two Yorkshire hotspots emerging as huge surge sees 241 new COVID cases

Two cities in Yorkshire have once again seen worrying surges in their coronavirus figures as another 241 cases of the virus were confirmed in Yorkshire.

In the latest figures published by Public Health England it shows Bradford once again has the highest rise with a further 69 cases of Covid-19.

Leeds was the next highest with another 55 cases confirmed in the city.

It means that the total number of cases in the region since the pandemic began now stands at 35,589.

The news comes after it was confirmed that a further two people have lost their lives to the virus in Yorkshire.

The deaths were recorded at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Nationally 15 people were recorded to have died in England’s hospitals according to the latest figures.

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Yorkshire over the past 24 hours:

  • Leeds – was 4,609 now 4,664 (+55)

  • Wakefield – was 2,127 now 2,134 (+7)

  • North Yorkshire – was 2,751 now 2,768 (+17)

  • Sheffield – was 4,711 now 4,746 (+35)

  • Barnsley – was at 2,137 now 2,147 (+10)

  • Bradford – was 6,359 now 6,428 (+69)

  • Calderdale – was 1,208 now 1,215 (+7)

  • Rotherham – was 2,187 now 2,196 (+9)

  • Kirklees – was 3,059 now 3,087 (+28)

  • York – was 975 now 976 (+1)

  • Doncaster – still 2,083

  • East Yorkshire – was 1,714 now 1,717 (+3)

  • Hull – still 1,618


Yorkshire Live – Health