Boxing Day update: 88 more coronavirus cases in York

A coronavirus testing station at York St John University. Photograph: YorkMix
26 Dec 2020 @ 4.49 pm
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There were 88 more coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Saturday, 26 December).

It takes the cumulative total to 6,614 – giving an overall infection rate of 3,140.3 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 544 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 353 (184.8%) week on week.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 21 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 21 December

Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases by Middle Super Output Area. Seven day rates are expressed per 100,000 population. On a phone scroll horizontally to see all the data. Source *Suppressed rates: MSOA level rates are suppressed where there have been fewer than 3 cases in a seven-day period. This is to protect the privacy of individuals and prevent disclosure.
AreaCases7 day
rolling rate
Change
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood36390.126 (260.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park29310.423 (383.3%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham23360.811 (91.7%)
York City Centre
22163.311 (100.0%)
Acomb20191.012 (150.0%)
Holgate West19202.814 (280.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves18157.38 (80.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe16192.910 (166.7%)
Clifton Without & Skelton16188.110 (166.7%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe16121.57 (77.8%)
Heworth North & Stockton16164.612 (300.0%)
Osbaldwick15178.512 (400.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South14166.59 (180.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake12185.26 (100.0%)
Huntington12174.67 (140.0%)
New Earswick11191.29 (450.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses11141.07 (175.0%)
Clifton North9103.87 (350.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University993.85 (125.0%)
Strensall9129.1-1 (-10.0%)
Wigginton9147.65 (125.0%)
Haxby8139.32 (33.3%)
Holgate East666.01 (20.0%)
Tang Hall326.4-3 (-50.0%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 184 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 16,288 – an infection rate of 2,635.4 cases per 100K.

There are 936 cases in Ryedale (up 33), 2,566 in Selby (up 24), 4,157 in Harrogate (up 30), 2,092 in Hambleton (up 33), 3,733 in Scarborough (up 39), 1,227 in Richmondshire (up 20) and 1,577 in Craven (up five).

There were two more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That takes the total to 361 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

Seven coronavirus patients were admitted to the two York Trust hospitals today, and there are 79 Covid-19 patients in hospital, with seven on ventilation.

Here are the updated figures (yesterday’s numbers in brackets):

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 2,256,005 (2,221,312)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 34,693 (32,725)
  • Total number UK deaths: 70,405 (70,195)
  • Daily UK deaths: 210 (570)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 6,614 (6,526)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 16,288 (16,104)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 11,706 (11,607)