FIVE more patients with coronavirus have died at hospitals in York and Scarborough.

NHS England said today that the total number of Covid-related deaths at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust since the start of the pandemic had risen by five to 385.

Meanwhile, latest figures by Public Health England show Ryedale had 26 new cases recorded in the past seven days, with its rolling seven-day rate per 100,000 population is now at 279.9, just below that of neighbouring Scarborough at 297, which had 86 new cases.

The figures below show (in this order) - the district, number of cases in the past seven day, the seven day rate per 100,000 population, and the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic.

Ryedale - 155, 279.9, 1,138

Scarborough - 323, 297, 4,204

City of York - 903, 428.7, 7,891

North Yorkshire - 1,811, 293, 19,014

East Riding of Yorkshire - 696, 204, 12,623