No Covid-19 cases in Richmondshire for two weeks

The latest figures show there have been no new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Richmondshire for two weeks.

Data released by the Government shows that the last person to test positive for the virus did so on July 14.

So far, there have been 268 confirmed cases of the virus in the district.

Across North Yorkshire, there have been 2,562 cases, although none for the past two days.

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

Separate figures published this week by the Office for National Statistics show there were no deaths of people who had tested positive for the virus in the district in the two weeks leading up to July 17 — the latest period data is available for.

A total of 49 Richmondshire residents have now died after testing positive for coronavirus.

Of the 49 deaths so far recorded, 26 were in care homes, 21 were in hospitals and two were at home.

Here are the deaths in Richmondshire by week and location:

  • Week 13 – 3 deaths in hospital
  • Week 14 – 2 deaths in hospital
  • Week 15 – 1 death in hospital, 1 at home
  • Week 16 – 5 deaths in hospital
  • Week 17 – 4 deaths in hospital, 1 in a care home
  • Week 18 – 5 deaths in care home, 3 in hospital
  • Week 19 – 5 deaths in care homes, 3 in hospital
  • Week 20 – 6 deaths in care homes
  • Week 21 – 1 death in a care home
  • Week 22 – 3 deaths in care homes
  • Week 23 – 1 death in a care home
  • Week 24 – 2 deaths in care homes, 1 death at home
  • Week 25 – 0 deaths
  • Week 26 – 1 death in a care home
  • Week 27 – 1 death in a care home
  • Week 28 – 0 deaths
  • Week 29 – 0 deaths

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.

In total, there have been a total of 268 confirmed cases in the district.

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.