CORONAVIRUS rates across Ryedale and Scarbough are falling, according to the latest data.

Figures from Public Health England shows the seven-day figure per 100,000 population for Ryedale and Scarborough has both gone down. 

Ryedale saw 17 new cases confirmed, but its seven-day rate fell to 220.3 from 222.1. Scarborough recorded 46 new cases, but the seven-day rate went from 534.2 to 507.6.

However, there have been two further deaths related to Covid-19 recorded at hospitals in the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The latest figures from NHS England show that the total number of deaths related to the virus in the York trust now stands at 263. The trust includes York Hospital and Scarborough.

The figures below show (in this order) - the district, number of cases in the past seven day, seven day rate per 100,000 population and total number of cases since the start of the pandemic

Ryedale - 122, 220.3, 639 (up 17)

Scarborough - 552, 507.6, 2,565 (up 46)

City of York - 361, 171.4, 5,345 (up 54)

North Yorkshire - 1,835, 296.9, 12,035 (up 226)

East Riding of Yorkshire - 1,555, 455.8, 8,644 (up 175)

Nationally, there were 22,915 new cases, taking the total to 1,453,256. All of these figures include both pillar 1 and pillar 2 cases. 

There were 501 deaths (those within 28 days of positive test) taking the total to 53,775.