Friday update: 45,600 people have had the coronavirus vaccine in York

An aerial view of the Askham Bar vaccination centre in York. Photograph: Nimbuscare on Twitter

Another 31 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Friday, 12 February).

It takes the cumulative total to 11,519 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,469.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 213 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – a decrease of 102 (-32.4%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 109.7 new cases per 100,000 people (231 cases in the week to 8 February). That’s down from 173.3 in the previous seven days (365 cases in the week to 1 February).

The English national average is 188.3, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 175.5.

There have been four more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area, and 17 in the last seven days (down one / 5.6%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 7 February:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 7 February

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.
AreaCase7 day
rolling rate
York City Centre
20148.414 (233.3%)
Acomb16152.8-3 (-15.8%)
New Earswick16278.23 (23.1%)
Osbaldwick16190.4-4 (-20.0%)
Tang Hall15132.2-10 (-40.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves14122.3-9 (-39.1%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South14166.50 (0.0%)
Clifton North13150.01 (8.3%)
Heworth North & Stockton13133.74 (44.4%)
Holgate East11121.0-4 (-26.7%)
Holgate West11117.40 (0.0%)
Huntington11160.1-11 (-50.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University10104.3-17 (-63.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe9108.5-1 (-10.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton9105.8-13 (-59.1%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood997.5-17 (-65.4%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park996.3-4 (-30.8%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe860.8-22 (-73.3%)
Haxby7121.9-11 (-61.1%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham694.11 (20.0%)
Strensall571.7-6 (-54.5%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake461.7-2 (-33.3%)
Wigginton465.6-9 (-69.2%)
South Bank & Dringhouses338.5-16 (-84.2%)

Weekly data

Triage: As at 8 February there had been 100 Covid triages in the York area in the previous seven days. That’s down by 49 from the week before.

Exceedance: The PHE ‘Exceedance’ rating compares the number of new cases over a 14 day period with the previous six weeks and provides a red-amber-green rating to indicate if the trend is worsening. The rating for York is Green. It was Green last week.

Testing: As at 8 February, the seven-day positivity rate in York (Pillar 2 PCR tests only) was 5.4%. That’s down from 7.3% last week. The national and regional averages are 7.1% and 7.6% respectively.

Contact tracing: Since 28 May, 10,577 laboratory-confirmed Covid cases in York have been uploaded into the NHS Test and Trace system and 9,515 of the cases have been completed (90%). Altogether 24,793 contacts have been identified and 18,589 of these have been traced (75%).

Cases in care homes: As at 11 February, there were five care homes in the York area with at least one case of Covid-19 affecting either a staff member or resident. The latest outbreak – ie two or more cases – was reported in one home on 8 February.

Cases in schools: In the seven days up to 7 February there were 19 children of primary and secondary school age who tested positive.

Deaths: In the ONS data up to 29 January, 317 coronavirus-related deaths were recorded as having occurred for York residents (184 in hospital, 108 in care homes, 18 at home and seven in a hospice). That is 24 more – 19 in hospital, three in care homes and two at home – than the previous week. The number of deaths per 100,000 of population in York is 150.5, which is lower than the national average of 186.1.

Covid bed occupancy: As at 10 February, there were 85 confirmed Covid-19 patients in General and Acute beds at York Hospital. There were 13 confirmed Covid-19 patients in the Intensive Treatment Unit.

Vaccinations: As at 10 February 45,596 York residents has received the first dose and 1,049 had received both doses.

In North Yorkshire, there were 84 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 26,993  – an infection rate of 4,367.4 cases per 100K.

There are 1,697 cases in Ryedale (up five), 4,365 in Selby (up 16), 6,983 in Harrogate (up 23), 3,863 in Hambleton (up 11), 5,162 in Scarborough (up ten), 2,348 in Richmondshire (up 17) and 2,575 in Craven (up two).

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

That takes the total to 541 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,013,799 (3,998,655)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 15,144 (13,494)
  • Total number UK deaths: 116,287 (115,529)
  • Daily UK deaths: 758 (678)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 11,519 (11,488)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 26,993 (26,909)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 15,912 (15,836)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 14,012,224 as of 11 February (13,509,108)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 530,094 as of 11 February (524,447)