THREE more patients with coronavirus have died at York and Scarborough hospitals.

NHS England said today there had been a total of 356 Covid-related deaths at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust hospitals since the start of the pandemic, up three on yesterday.

Meanwhile, they have been 45 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ryedale and Scarborough in the last 24 hours.

The latest figures by Public Health England show Ryedale had 15 new cases in the latest 24 hours, taking its total to 888. Scarborough had 30 new cases taking its total to 3,597.

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

Ryedale - 54, 97.5, 888

Scarborough - 286, 263, 3,597

City of York - 243, 115.4, 6,345

North Yorkshire - 856, 138.5, 15,716

East Riding of Yorkshire - 542, 158.9, 11,417

Nationally, there has been 39,237 new cases and 744 deaths.