Over 1,400 people have lost their lives due to coronavirus in the last 24 hours across the UK.
Hull hospitals recorded its most devastating day after confirming a further 18 patients had died after battling Covid-19 on Thursday.
The number of deaths in Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill from the virus has now increased to 624 on Friday (January 22) after a further five people sadly lost their lives.
Twelve people died from coronavirus on January 20 but the deadliest day so far remains January 7 with 16 deaths recorded.
The number of cases across Hull and East Yorkshire since the start of the pandemic has now increased to 29,664, after an increase of 122 positive test results across the region.
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A further 63 cases were confirmed in Hull in the last 24 hours bringing the total to 15,237 with the infection rate now at 5,865.4 per 100,000 of the population.
East Riding recorded 59 cases on Friday with the total there now at 14,427. The infection rate for the area is now 4,228.6.
A further 1,401 people had died in the UK within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Friday, bringing the UK total to 95,981.
Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 112,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.
The Government also said that, as of 9am on Friday, there had been a further 40,261 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.
It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 3,583,907.