The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Statement: COVID-19

13 August 2020

Dr Phil Wood, Chief Medical Officer at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said today: 

“We can confirm that sadly, since 16 March 2020, 336 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 and were in our care have died.

Their families have 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 families, and the interests of staff at the hospital, to avoid any disruption to operational services.” 

For more information please visit the NHS England website