AIREDALE hospital has announced a further death of a patient who tested positive for Covid-19.

The death occurred on October 27 and takes the total number now at the hospital to 124.

A statement from NHS England this afternoon announced there had been a further 192 deaths in England hospitals recorded over the past 24 hours. It brings the total in hospitals in England now to 32,484.

Patients were aged between 27 and 101 and all except one, aged 63, had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.

Of the most recent deaths, the East of England has recorded 6; London, 24; Midlands, 43; North East and Yorkshire, 31; North West, 73; South East, 7; and South West, 8.