THERE have been three further deaths related to Covid-19 recorded at hospitals in the York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The data from NHS England shows that the total number of deaths related to the virus in the York trust has now increased to 317. The trust includes York and Scarborough hospitals.

Meanwhile, figures from Public Health England shows Scarborough's seven day rate per 100,000 population has risen from 159.1 to 162.7. 

It had 16 new cases, taking its total to 3,077. Ryedale has had two new cases, taking its total to 772.

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 - 39, 70.4, 772

Scarborough - 177, 162.7, 3,077

City of York - 127, 60.3, 5,796

North Yorkshire - 648, 104.8, 13,996

East Riding of Yorkshire - 530, 155.3, 10,328

Nationally, there were 12,282 new cases. All of these figures include both pillar 1 and pillar 2 cases. There were 616 deaths (those within 28 days of positive test) taking the total to 62,033.