No deaths of patients who tested positive for coronavirus have been recorded at Harrogate District Hospital for more than a week.

The last death was recorded on Tuesday 16th March.

The total number of Covid patients who’ve died at the hospital since the pandemic began stands at 177.

Meanwhile, the coronavirus infection rate in the Harrogate district has crept up slightly,

The latest figures put the seven-day rolling average at 54.1 cases per 100,000 people.

A couple of weeks ago, it had fallen to below 40 cases per 100,000 people.

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