ANOTHER patient with coronavirus has died at York Hospital.

The fatality takes the total number of Covid-19-related deaths at the hospital to 118.

The other hospital run by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Scarborough Hospital, has seen 78 such deaths, bringing the total for the trust to 196.

NHS England said that nationwide, a further 187 people who tested positive for Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 25,266.

It said that the patients were aged between 14 and 98, and six of them, aged between 46 and 94, had no known underlying health condition.