The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

COVID-19 patient death at Leeds Teaching Hospitals

22 March 2020

Dr Yvette Oade, Chief Medical Officer at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said today: “We can confirm that, sadly, a patient who was in our care, who had tested positive for COVID-19, has died. The patient was in her 80s and had underlying health conditions.Her family has been informed and our thoughts and condolences are with them at this difficult and distressing time. We would ask the media to respect the privacy of the family, and the interests of staff at the hospital, to avoid any disruption to operational services.”