A FURTHER patient who tested positive for Covid-19 has died at Airedale Hospital.

The announcement brings the total coronavirus-related deaths at Airedale now to 111.

The patient died on September 23.

The total number of Covid-19-related hospital deaths in the Bradford district, according to the latest NHS figures, now stands at 366 - 253 at Bradford Teaching Hospitals, 111 at Airedale and two at the Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.

A statement from NHS England detailing deaths in the past 24 hours read: "A further 33 people, who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,871.

"Patients were aged between 56 and 93 years old. All except two (aged between 84 and 88) had known underlying health conditions.

"Date of death ranges from April 21 to September 24, 2020 with the majority on or after September 22.

Their families have been informed.