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Coronavirus latest: Seven more deaths in region in 24 hours

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Seven people in the Calendar region have died in the last 24 hours after testing positive for coronavirus.

Their deaths were recorded at the following hospital trusts:

  • Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - 1
  • Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1
  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 1
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - 2
  • United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust - 1
  • York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 1

Across the UK, there were 181 deaths linked to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths to 759.

The patients were aged between 29 and 98 years old and all but four patients – who were aged between 82 and 91 – had underlying health conditions.

As of 9am on 27 March, a total of 113,777 people have been tested in the UK. 99,198 were negative, 14,579 were positive.

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