A total of 34 people living in Hull city centre have died after testing positive for coronavirus - the highest of any part of East Yorkshire.

As the death toll continues to rise, the devastating cost of Covid-19 continues to hit home for more and more families and the people of our part of the world have not been exempt.

New data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed the tragic death toll in every part of Hull and the East Riding as numbers continue to climb.

Thankfully, the vaccine has began to pay dividend but that has not stopped some people losing their lives to the deadly virus. The figures show that lives have been lost in every part of Hull since the pandemic began, with some parts faring worse than others.

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Three parts of Hull have suffered in excess of 30 deaths since March 2020, in terms of people who passed away within 28 days of testing positive for coronavirus.

Hull city centre sits at the top of the unenviable list after 34 people died there, while Bricknell East and Ings both registered 30. In the East Riding, the worst affected area is Hedon and Preston where 30 have also been recorded.

At the other end of the scale, Hull's least affected areas, in terms of Covid-19 deaths, are Derringham, Newland Avenues and Sutton South were five have been reported.

Of each area in East Yorkshire, the lowest death toll has so far been in Holme, Melbourne and Bubwith where four lives have been lost.

Every localised death toll in Hull

Hull City Centre - 34

Bricknell East - 30

Ings - 30

Greatfield - 24

Southcoates Central and Docks - 24

Bilton Grange - 23

Greenwood - 22

Longhill - 22

Southcoates West - 20

Gypsyville - 19

Kingswood - 19

Newington - 18

Anlaby Park and Pickering - 17

Bransholme East - 17

Bransholme West - 16

Sutton North - 16

Southcoates East - 16

East Ella - 15

Bricknell West - 15

Haworth Park - 15

Boulevard and St Andrew's Quay - 12

Drypool and Victoria Dock - 11

Orchard Park - 10

Newland South - 9

Chanterlands Avenue - 8

Bransholme Central - 8

Sculcoates - 7

Stoneferry and Sutton Fields - 7

University and Newland North - 6

Newland Avenues - 5

Derringham - 5

Sutton South - 5