New Covid-19 cases in Richmondshire and Hambleton

A motorist being tested for Covid-19.

Several new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Richmondshire and Hambleton in recent days.

After two weeks of no positive tests for the virus in either district, there have been three confirmed cases in Richmondshire and four in Hambleton.

Across the whole of North Yorkshire there have been 20 new recorded cases since July 25.

A total of 271 people have now tested positive for the virus in Richmondshire, 306 in Hambleton and 2,578 across North Yorkshire.

The latest available figures show 49 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Richmondshire and 71 in Hambleton.

This diagram shows when and how many cases of the virus have been confirmed in Richmondshire:

The statistics show the first case in Richmondshire was recorded on March 10 — almost two weeks before the nation went into lockdown on March 23.

The most cases recorded in one day was on April 29 when 23 cases were confirmed.

The data includes both pillar one – those conducted in hospitals – and pillar two – those in care homes and mobile testing stations.

Click here for more local data on Covid-19 cases.