ONE further Covid-19 death has been recorded at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, taking the total for this week to four.

The latest figures from NHS England confirm that the total number of Covid deaths within the trust now stands at 220, as one further death has been recorded at York Hospital. The trust also includes Scarborough.

Nationally, a further 81 people, who tested positive for the coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 30,743.