A patient has died at Doncaster Royal Infirmary

With a heavy heart, we can confirm that a patient, who had tested positive Covid-19, has passed away at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

Dr Tim Noble, Medical Director at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals said: “I am saddened to confirm that a patient who was being cared for at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, and who had tested positive for Covid-19, has passed away.

“The patient, who was in their 50s, had underlying health conditions.

“We share our deepest condolences and sympathies with the patient’s loved ones and we are asking the media to respect the wishes of the family for privacy during this extremely difficult and upsetting time.”