RYEDALE has seen its number of coronavirus cases rise again.

Public Health England said today Ryedale - which went almost a month without a single new case being confirmed until recently - had three new cases confirmed, taking its total to 140.

It said a total of 938 cases had been confirmed in the City of York Council area, up by three on Wednesday's statistics, and there was a total of1,671 in the East Riding of Yorkshire Council area, up by eight.

Scarborough has had a new coronavirus case confirmed for the second time in the last seven days. The total now stands at 564.

A total of 2,628 cases had been confirmed in the North Yorkshire County Council area, up by 14 on Wednesday's figure.

The increases cover a 48-hour period, rather than the usual 24 hours, because no data was published yesterday.