One new coronavirus death at Doncaster hospital

One new coronavirus death has been recorded at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Trust in the latest 24-hour period, the latest official figures show.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 2:52 pm

NHS England figures show 786 people had died in hospital at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as of 5pm on Thursday (April 29).

That was an increase of one compared to Wednesday, when there were 785.

It means there have been two deaths in the past week, up from one the previous week.

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The victims were among 13,306 deaths recorded across the North East and Yorkshire.

Daily death counts are revised each day, with each case backdated to the actual date of death.

This means some of the deaths that were first recorded in the latest period may actually have taken place days earlier.

NHS England guidance states: "Confirmation of Covid-19 diagnosis, death notification and reporting in central figures can take up to several days and the hospitals providing the data are under significant operational pressure."

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