Monday update: Another coronavirus death – and more confirmed cases in York

The Emergency Department at York Hospital. Photograph:
6 Apr 2020 @ 6.19 pm
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Another person with coronavirus has died in the York NHS Trust.

They are the 21st person who tested positive for Covid-19 to die at the trust.

Between 5pm on 4 April and 5pm yesterday (Sunday, 5 April) 403 people died of Covid-19 in England. Nearly half (200) were over 80, with another 176 victims between 60 and 79.

In the North East and Yorkshire region as a whole, 67 people died.

Coronavirus cases rise

Four more people in York have tested positive for Covid-19, taking the city’s confirmed total to 75.

In North Yorkshire, confirmed coronavirus cases today (Monday, 6 April) have reached 269 – up from 243 yesterday.

Across the UK the number of daily confirmed cases has dropped, and the number of deaths – 469 – was the lowest 24-hour total for six days.

Here are some of the key figures (yesterday’s numbers in brackets):

  • Total UK cases: 51,608 (47,806)
  • Daily confirmed UK cases: 3,802 (5,914)
  • Total UK deaths: 5,373 (4,934)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 75 (71)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 269 (243)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 96 (88)