THREE weeks have now passed since the last death related to Covid-19 was recorded at hospitals in the York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The latest data from NHS England shows that the total number of deaths related to the virus in the York trust remains at 591.

The trust includes York Hospital and Scarborough.

There have been three more Covid deaths in the North East and Yorkshire region.

Across England, a further 11 people who have tested positive for coronavirus have died, taking the total number of deaths in hospitals in the country to 87,072.

The dates of death range from January 11 - May 11.

Their families have been informed.