TWO further patients who tested positive for coronavirus have died at Airedale Hospital bringing the total now to 142.

The patients died on November 15 and November 17.

A statement from NHS England said in the past 24 hours a further 282 people have died bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 37,124.

Patients were aged between 38 and 101 and all except 12, aged 64 to 95, had known underlying health conditions.

Their families have been informed.

The number of hospital deaths by region in the past 24 hours are: East of England, 16; London, 23; Midlands, 52; North East and Yorkshire, 62; North West, 98; South East, 20; and South West, 11.