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.

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 4:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 4:00 pm

NHS England figures show 790 people had died in hospital at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as of 5pm on Tuesday, May 11.

That was an increase of one compared to Monday, when there were 789.

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

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The death toll now stands at 790
The death toll now stands at 790

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The victims were among 13,333 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.

Only deaths that occur in hospitals where the patient has tested positive for Covid-19 are recorded, with deaths in the community excluded, such as those in care homes.

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