THERE have now been no coronavirus (Covid-19) related deaths recorded at hospitals within the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for four days.

The latest figures from NHS England confirm that the total number of deaths within the trust remains at 214, meaning the last death was recorded in Saturday's figures.

The trust includes York Hospital and Scarborough.

The latest figures show that there have been a further eight deaths in the North East and Yorkshire.

Nationally, a further 51 people, who tested positive for the coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 28,435.

Patients were aged between 48 and 96 years old. All patients had known underlying health conditions. 

Meanwhile, there have been no further cases of coronvairus recorded in the City of York Council area over the last 24 hours.

The latest figures from Public Health England (PHE) show that the total number of cases in the York area remains at 463. The news comes after the first case in 18 days was recorded yesterday.

There has also been no further cases in the North Yorkshire County Council area, as the total remains at 1,350. Similarly to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council area, where there have also been no more confirmed in the last 24 hours.

Across the UK, there have been 306,862 confirmed cases of coronavirus and sadly 43,081 deaths.