The Harrogate district has reported 69 covid infections, according to today’s Pubic Health England figures.
The district’s weekly infection rate now stands at 425 per 100,000 people, while the North Yorkshire rate is 362 and the England average stands at 331.
NHS England statistics no longer report deaths from patients who tested positive for covid on a weekend.
Earlier this week, Harrogate District Hospital recorded its sixth covid death in three weeks. It means the death toll at the hospital since March 2020 currently stands at 185.
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Meanwhile, the hospital is currently treating 11 patients for covid according to the latest government figures,.
Elsewhere, 127,267 people have received a first covid vaccine in the Harrogate district and 117,707 have had a second dose.