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Coronavirus: Two Yorkshire Ambulance Service workers die from virus

Coronavirus: Two Yorkshire Ambulance Service workers die from virus

Published by Harry Long at 5:06pm 30th April 2020. (Updated at 5:12pm 30th April 2020)

Two long-serving Yorkshire Ambulance Service workers have died from coronavirus this week, the service has confirmed.  

  • Two Yorkshire Ambulance Service workers have died from coronavirus this week.  
  • One was from North Yorkshire and the other from West Yorkshire.  

One worker from North Yorkshire died in hospital on Tuesday, while the other from West Yorkshire died on Thursday, also in hospital.   

The YAS says they were both married with families.

In a statement, YAS said:

"Both colleagues had worked tirelessly for many years serving their local communities, and were married with families.

On behalf of everyone at YAS, we would like to offer our deepest sympathies to their families. 

We know that many people within the Trust are affected by this very tragic news and we are supporting our staff at this very difficult time.

We ask that the wishes of the families for privacy are respected."