Coronavirus: Doncaster death toll rises as 27 die across England

The coronavirus death toll has increased in Doncaster after 27 more people died across England of the deadly bug.

By Sophie Wills
Sunday, 14th June 2020, 4:09 pm
Updated Sunday, 14th June 2020, 4:09 pm

The latest NHS figures released this afternoon (Sunday, June 14) show that two more patients who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the town’s death toll to 205.

Across South Yorkshire, Sheffield’s death toll stands at 281 after one more patient died from the virus over the past day.

Barnsley has recorded one death from the disease over the past 24 hours whereas Rotherham’s death count has remained static.

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(Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

A further 27 patients have died of the disease across England, bringing the national death toll to 27,953.

The patients were aged between 50 and 101. Two of the casualties, who were 77 and 96, had no known underlying health conditions.

The figures could be much higher as they do not include deaths that happened within care homes or the community.

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