The Harrogate district has reported a further 151 covid cases, according to today’s government figures.
The district’s covid rate has risen to 534 infections per 100,000 people, which is the second highest in North Yorkshire.
Across the county, the average stands at 497 and the England rate is 389.
As of Tuesday, 23 covid patients were being treated at Harrogate District Hospital.
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- Hundreds of Harrogate hospital staff still unvaccinated
This morning, the Stray Ferret analysed UK government data on covid deaths in the district compared with vaccination figures.
It showed the number of patients dying at Harrogate District Hospital has declined significantly since the vaccine rollout took effect, despite soaring infection levels.