A FURTHER three people have died at Airedale Hospital since Friday's announcement after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the total so far to 96.

Bradford Royal Infirmary has also reported further deaths bringing their total so far to 183.

All together, 281 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in hospitals in the Bradford district.

A statement from NHS England following today's announcement said: "A further 122 people, who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 24,739.

"Patients were aged between 47 and 100 years old. Seven of the 122 patients (aged between 50 and 85) had no known underlying health condition.

"Their families have been informed."