The Harrogate district’s seven-day covid rate has increased to 457 per 100,000 people, which is the highest in North Yorkshire.
Selby is second highest in the county with a rate of 418 and the average rate for England is 310.
Meanwhile, a further 143 covid cases have been reported in the district, according to today’s Public Health England figures.
This week Harrogate District Hospital recorded another death of a patient who tested positive for covid.
It takes the death toll from covid at the hospital since March 2020 to 188.
- Highest daily covid cases in Harrogate district since January
- Harrogate hospital records another covid death