Friday update: Five more coronavirus deaths at York Hospital

A social distancing sign in St Helen's Square. Photograph: YorkMix

Five more coronavirus-related deaths at York Hospital were reported today (Friday, 13 November).

There were also 70 more confirmed Covid-19 cases in York.

This takes the cumulative total to 4,408 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,092.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 368 positive Covid-19 tests in York – which is down by 20 (-5.2%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 173.8 new cases per 100,000 people (366 cases in the week to 9 November). That’s down from 184.7 in the previous seven days (389 cases in the week to 2 November).

At the University of York, there were 73 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Thursday it has been notified of 10 new cases, included in that figure.

At York St John University, there were 16 people self isolating due to a positive test on Thursday.

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

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 8 November

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
Fulford, Heslington & University30312.8-11 (-26.8%)
York City Centre
27200.4-4 (-12.9%)
Holgate East25275.114 (127.3%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe22265.29 (69.2%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe22167.15 (29.4%)
Heworth South & The Groves20174.8-5 (-20.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses20256.410 (100.0%)
Holgate West18192.12 (12.5%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood18195.0-5 (-21.7%)
Acomb17162.4-13 (-43.3%)
Clifton Without & Skelton17199.8-4 (-19.0%)
Wigginton16262.3-1 (-5.9%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park16171.31 (6.7%)
Haxby12208.96 (100.0%)
Strensall12172.1-15 (-55.6%)
Tang Hall12105.8-5 (-29.4%)
Huntington10145.5-3 (-23.1%)
Heworth North & Stockton992.6-2 (-18.2%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake8123.50 (0.0%)
New Earswick7121.7-4 (-36.4%)
Clifton North669.21 (20.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham694.14 (200.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South671.4-6 (-50.0%)
Osbaldwick0 No data *Suppressed 0 No data *Suppressed 0 No data *Suppressed

Weekly data

Triage: As at 9 November there had been 152 Covid triages in the York area in the previous seven days. That’s down 47 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 9 November, the seven-day positivity rate in York (Pillar 2 only) was 10.24%. That’s down from 11.8% last week. The national and regional averages are 10.9% and 16.4% respectively.

Contact tracing: Since 28 May, 3,815 laboratory-confirmed Covid cases in York have been uploaded into the NHS Test and Trace system and 3,270 of the cases have been engaged (85.7%). Altogether 11,303 contacts have been identified and 6,704 of these have been traced (59.3%).

Deaths: In the ONS data up to 30 October, 178 deaths were recorded as having occurred for York residents (86 in hospital, 78 in care homes, 10 at home and 4 in a hospice). That is two more – both in hospital – than the previous week. The number of deaths per 100,000 of population in York is 84.51 which is lower than the national average of 95.30.

In North Yorkshire, there were 294 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 11,316 – an infection rate of 1,830.9 cases per 100K.

There are 602 cases in Ryedale (up 17), 1,710 in Selby (up 45), 3,247 in Harrogate (up 69), 1,507 in Hambleton (up 33), 2,233 in Scarborough (up 88), 903 in Richmondshire (up 11) and 1,114 in Craven (up 31).

There were six more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today – five at York Hospital and one at Scarborough.

That takes the total to 253. We don’t have an up-to-date breakdown of that figure between York and Scarborough Hospitals.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,317,496 (1,290,195)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 27,301 (33,470)
  • Total number UK deaths: 51,304 (50,928)
  • Daily UK deaths: 376 (563)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 4,408 (4,338)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 11,316 (11,022)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 7,510 (7,510)