TWO further cases of coronavirus were confirmed today in the City of York Council area, taking the total so far to 444.

This is the second day running that the city has seen two new cases.

The number of confirmed cases in the North Yorkshire County Council area rose by six to 1,262 today, and the number in the East Riding of Yorkshire Council increased by ten to 857.

There had been a total of 77 confirmed cases in Ryedale by today, and 134 in Selby.