Friday update: One more coronavirus death in the York NHS Trust

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A further 80 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Friday, 13 August).

That takes the cumulative case total to 18,539 – giving an overall infection rate of 8,785.8 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 656 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 15 (2.3%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 343.1 new cases per 100,000 people (724 cases in the week to 9 August). That’s up from 267.3 in the previous seven days (564 cases in the week to 2 August).

The English national average is 302.2, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 378.6.

There were no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area reported today, and five in the last seven days (as at 13 August).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 8 August:

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

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
York City Centre66489.826 (65.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe46349.423 (100.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton40470.17 (21.2%)
Heworth South & The Groves40349.55 (14.3%)
Holgate West39416.316 (69.6%)
Acomb36343.918 (100.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University35365.015 (75.0%)
Tang Hall35308.5-16 (-31.4%)
Holgate East31341.16 (24.0%)
Osbaldwick31368.811 (55.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South31368.713 (72.2%)
Huntington27392.95 (22.7%)
Wigginton27442.77 (35.0%)
Haxby26452.614 (116.7%)
Heworth North & Stockton26267.47 (36.8%)
Strensall25358.67 (38.9%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham24376.511 (84.6%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood24260.04 (20.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park24256.90 (0.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe23277.21 (4.5%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake23355.0-2 (-8.0%)
Clifton North20230.7-1 (-4.8%)
New Earswick17295.5-1 (-5.6%)
South Bank & Dringhouses16205.15 (45.5%)

Weekly data

Triage: As at 10 August there had been 57 Covid triages in the York area in the previous seven days. There were 33 last week.

Symptomatic Covid: As at 12 August, the Covid Symptom App estimates 960 per 100,000 in York with symptomatic Covid (responses from a sample of 3,541 people). It was 585 last week. The peak rate was 1,661 on 28 July.

Ranking: York is currently ranked 113th 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 43rd 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 Green. It was Green last week.

Testing: As at 10 August, the seven-day positivity rate in York (Pillar 2 PCR tests only) was 14.36%. That’s up from 12.26% last week. The national and regional averages are 13.2% and 16.5% respectively. The latest 7 day positivity rate in York for Pillar 1 tests only was 1.4% (up from 1.37%). The national average is 1.8%.

Local contact tracing: Between 10 March and 6 August, 3,140 referrals had been actioned by the local contact tracing service. Of the referrals actioned, 2,850 (90.8%) were successful and 290 (9.2%) were unable to be reached via phone or home visit.

Cases in care homes: As at 5 August there were six care homes in the CYC area with confirmed Covid-19 infection (at least 1 case of either a staff member or resident). (This information not updated from the week before).

Cases among children: In the seven days up to 9 August there were 68 children of primary and secondary school age who tested positive, down from 106 children the week before.

Deaths: In the ONS data up to 30 July, 398 coronavirus-related deaths were recorded as having occurred for York residents (229 in hospital, 136 in care homes, 25 at home/elsewhere and eight in a hospice). That is up one change since the previous week. The number of deaths per 100,000 of population in York is 188.61 which is lower than the national average of 234.14.

Covid bed occupancy: As at 10 August, there were 24 confirmed Covid-19 patients in General and Acute beds at York Hospital, up from 21 the week before. The peak number was 157 on 19 January. There was three confirmed Covid-19 patients in the Intensive Treatment Unit, down from six the week before.

Total vaccinations: As at 11 August, 149,232 York residents had had the first dose (83.7% of adults); and 121,664 had had the second vaccine (68.2% of adults). Please note that the estimated 16+ population of York is now being used as the denominator (instead of the 18+ population) following the opening of vaccines to all 16 and 17 year olds.

In North Yorkshire, there were 270 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 46,126 – an infection rate of 7,432.4 cases per 100K.

There are:

  • 2,790 cases in Ryedale (up 24) – case rate 213.9 per 100K
  • 7,749 in Selby (up 46) – 306.4
  • 12,039 in Harrogate (up 62) – 279.2
  • 6,658 in Hambleton (up 33) – 221.9
  • 8,381 in Scarborough (up 59) – 291.5
  • 4,112 in Richmondshire (up 23) – 258.7
  • 4,397 in Craven (up 23) – 230.2.

There was one coronavirus-related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That takes the total to 611 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There was one coronavirus patients admitted to the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust trust on 8 August, and 18 in the previous seven days (down 11).

Today’s key figures

Total of people tested positive in the UK:6,211,8686,179,506
Daily total of people tested positive:32,70033,074
Daily UK deaths:10094
Total number UK deaths:130,801130,701
Confirmed cases in York:18,53918,459
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:46,12645,856
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:28,03527,853
People vaccinated in York – 1st dose30147,898
People vaccinated in York – 2nd dose453121,741
People vaccinated UK – 1st dose47,215,35247,170,968
People vaccinated UK – 2nd dose40,206,02940,013,470