Harrogate district covid rate drops to lowest in North Yorkshire


Apr 30, 2021

The Harrogate district’s seven-day covid rate has dropped to the lowest in North Yorkshire.

Latest figures from North Yorkshire County Council show that the district’s average currently stands at 15 per 100,000 people.

It is the lowest of the seven districts in the county. The next highest is Hambleton on 16.

Elsewhere, the North Yorkshire rate stands at 31 and the England average is 23.

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Meanwhile, six further covid cases have been confirmed in the Harrogate district, according to latest Public Health England figures.

It takes the total number of infections to 7,674.

No further deaths from patients who tested positive for covid have been reported at Harrogate District Hospital.

NHS England figures show the last death was recorded on April 11.

The death toll as the hospital remains at 179.

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