A FOURTH coronavirus patient has died at Airedale Hospital.

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust confirmed the latest death this morning.

All four patients had underlying health conditions.

Brendan Brown, the trust's chief executive officer, said: "Sadly, we can confirm that four individuals who were being cared for in our hospital – and had tested positive for COVID-19 – have died.

"Their families have been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time."