Friday update: Just two more coronavirus cases in York

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There have been two more cases of coronavirus confirmed in York today (Friday, 16 April).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,176 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,781.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 24 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up four (-20%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 12.3 new cases per 100,000 people (26 cases in the week to 12 April). That’s up from 10.9 in the previous seven days (23 cases in the week to 5 April).

The English national average is 28.4, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 60.6.

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area today, and none in the last seven days (down one / 0%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 11 April:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 11 April

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
Clifton Without & Skelton670.54 (200.0%)
Clifton North557.73 (150.0%)
Acomb0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth North & Stockton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth South & The Groves0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Holgate East0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Holgate West0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Strensall0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Tang Hall0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
York City Centre
0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

Weekly data

Triage: As at 12 April there had been 47 Covid triages in the York area in the previous seven days. There were 73 last week.

Symptomatic Covid: As at 14 April, the Covid Symptom App estimates 38 per 100,000 in York with symptomatic Covid (responses from a sample of 4,137 people). The peak rate was 1,283 on 7 January.

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 Red. It was Red last week. This is due to a higher than expected number of cases on two occasions in the most recent 14 day monitoring period.

Testing: As at 13 April, the seven-day positivity rate in York (Pillar 2 PCR tests only) was 0.79%. That’s up from 0.67% last week. The national and regional averages are 1.3% and 3.1% respectively. The latest 7 day positivity rate in York for Pillar 1 tests only was 0.4% (up from 0.1%). The national average is 0.7%.

Contact tracing: Since 28 May, 11,376 laboratory-confirmed Covid cases in York have been uploaded into the NHS Test and Trace system and 10,272 of the cases have been completed (90.3%). Altogether 26,541 contacts have been identified and 20,152 of these have been traced (75.9%).

Cases in care homes: As at 13 April, there were no care homes in the York area with any cases of Covid-19 affecting either a staff member or resident.

Cases in schools: In the seven days up to 12 April March there were one child of primary and secondary school age who tested positive across one school, down from seven children the week before.

Deaths: In the ONS data up to 2 April, 390 coronavirus-related deaths were recorded as having occurred for York residents (227 in hospital, 134 in care homes, 21 at home and eight in a hospice). That’s up four – one in hospital and three in care homes – from the week before.

Covid bed occupancy: As at 13 April, there were nine confirmed Covid-19 patients in General and Acute beds at York Hospital. The peak number was 157 on 19 January. There were no confirmed Covid-19 patients in the Intensive Treatment Unit.

Vaccinations: As at 14 April 93,825 York residents had received the first dose (44.5% of the population) and 25,365 had received both doses (12% of the population).

In North Yorkshire, there were 25 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 29,527  – an infection rate of 4,777.4 cases per 100K.

There are 1,873 cases in Ryedale (up one), 4,913 in Selby (up eight), 7,621 in Harrogate (up four), 4,181 in Hambleton (up two), 5,536 in Scarborough (up five), 2,612 in Richmondshire (up one) and 2,791 in Craven (up four).

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That leaves the total at 588 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). The last death was reported on Tuesday, 13 April.


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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,383,732 (4,380,976)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 2,596 (2,672)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,225 (127,191)
  • Daily UK deaths: 34 (30)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,176 (12,174)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 29,527 (29,502)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,038 (18,022)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 32,574,221 as of 15 April (32,444,439)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 8,931,547 as of 15 April (8,513,864)