There have been 10 new covid cases in the Harrogate district, according to data published by Public Health England. Yesterday the district recorded 15 cases – the highest number of daily infections since March.
It brings the total number of people in the district who have tested positive to the virus since the pandemic began to 7,815.
The daily number of cases reported is now based on PCR and lateral flow tests returning positive results. However, if someone with a positive lateral flow test later has a negative result with a PCR test, the earlier result will be removed.
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The seven day average case rate of covid infections per 100,000 population in the Harrogate district is 28.6 (latest data June 3).
This is above the North Yorkshire average of 22.7