Friday update: More than 50% of York population has had first coronavirus vaccination

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There were five more coronavirus case confirmed in York today (Friday, 14 May).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,339 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,858.5 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 36 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up seven (24.1%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 16.6 new cases per 100,000 people (35 cases in the week to 10 May). That’s up from 13.3 in the previous seven days (28 cases in the week to 3 May).

The English national average is 23.3, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 41.4.

There have been no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area in the last seven days.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 9 May:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 9 May

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
Tang Hall652.92 (50.0%)
York City Centre
537.13 (150.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe430.40 (0.0%)
Holgate East333.01 (50.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park332.11 (50.0%)
Acomb0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Heworth North & Stockton0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Heworth South & The Groves0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Holgate West0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Strensall0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A

Weekly York data

Triage: As at 10 May there had been 71 Covid triages in the York area in the previous seven days. There were 102 last week.

Symptomatic Covid: As at 11 May, the Covid Symptom App estimates 36 per 100,000 in York with symptomatic Covid (responses from a sample of 4,048 people). It was 109 last week. The peak rate was 1,283 on 7 January.

Ranking: York is currently ranked 75th out of 149 Upper Tier Local Authorities (UTLAs) in England on case rates, with a rank of 1 indicating the lowest seven day rate. It was 72nd last week.

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 Amber. It was Red last week.

Testing: As at 11 May, the seven-day positivity rate in York (Pillar 2 PCR tests only) was 0.85%. That’s down from 1.11% last week. The national and regional averages are 1.0% and 2.0% respectively. The latest 7 day positivity rate in York for Pillar 1 tests only was 0.2% (up from 0.1%). The national average is 0.3%.

Contact tracing: Since 28 May, 11,413 laboratory-confirmed Covid cases in York have been uploaded into the NHS Test and Trace system and 10,311 of the cases have been completed (90.3%). Altogether 26,777 contacts have been identified and 20,332 of these have been traced (75.9%).

Cases in care homes: As at 12 May, 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 10 May there were three children of primary and secondary school age who tested positive across one school across four schools, down from four the week before.

Deaths: In the ONS data up to 30 April, 396 coronavirus-related deaths were recorded as having occurred for York residents (228 in hospital, 135 in care homes, 25 at home/elsewhere and eight in a hospice). That’s up one on the week before, at home.

Covid bed occupancy: As at 11 May, there were three 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 patient in the Intensive Treatment Unit.

Vaccinations: As at 12 May 107,246 York residents had received the first dose (50.9% of the population) and 56,154 had received both doses (26.7% of the population).

In North Yorkshire, there were 12 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 30,138  – an infection rate of 4,876.3 cases per 100K.

There are 1,900 cases in Ryedale (up one), 5,180 in Selby (up four), 7,729 in Harrogate (up five), 4,225 in Hambleton (no change), 5,608 in Scarborough (up two), 2,648 in Richmondshire (no change) and 2,848 in Craven (no change).

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

That leaves the total at 591 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). The last death reported at the trust was on 21 April.


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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,446,824 (4,444,631)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 2,193 (2,657)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,668 (127,651)
  • Daily UK deaths: 17 (11)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,339 (12,334)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 30,138 (30,126)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,441 (18,424)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 36,115,955 as of 13 May (35,906,671)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 19,319,010 as of 13 May (18,438,532)