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Coronavirus: Two more deaths in Harrogate

Coronavirus: Two more deaths in Harrogate

Published by May Norman at 4:34pm 4th April 2020. (Updated at 9:10am 6th April 2020)

More deaths at Harrogate District Hospital

  • Two more patients have died at Harrogate District Hospital after contracting coronavirus.
  • They passed away on Friday (3 April), bringing the total number of deaths to eight.
  • NHS England confirmed the news in a statement issued earlier today (4 April).

Two more people have died at Harrogate District Hospital after suffering from coronavirus.

The patients passed away on Friday (3 April), according to NHS England.

No further information has been released.

It brings the total number of deaths at the hospital to eight.

Nationally, a further 637 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have died.

It brings the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 3,939.

NHS England said:

"The patients were aged between five years and 104 years old.  

"40 of the 637 patients (aged between 48 and 93 years old) had no known underlying health condition.  

"Their families have been informed."

The latest deaths in Harrogate come as work on transforming Harrogate Convention Centre into a NHS Nightingale Hospital continues.

The venue will become a hub for the Yorkshire and Humber region, with 400 beds for patients who're suffering from coronavirus.

It's unclear when the temporary hospital in Harrogate will be open.