No new Covid-19 cases since beginning of the month

A motorist being tested for Covid-19.

There have been no new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Richmondshire since July 1, the latest data shows.

As of Saturday, which is the latest figures are available for, the previous confirmed case was reported on the first day of the month, according to the Government figures.

The latest data allows the public to view how many cases of the virus have been confirmed in local authority areas during the pandemic.

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 266 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.

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

Separate figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that 45 people from the district have passed away after testing positive for the virus.

But none of those deaths occurred in week 25 up until June 19, which is the latest week figures have been released for.

Of the 45 deaths so far recorded, 23 were in care homes, 20 were in hospitals and two were at home.