Friday update: Seven areas of York now have a Covid rate above 500

The York coronavirus map for 6 March 2022

Another 189 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Friday, 11 March).

That takes the cumulative case total to 56,493 – giving an overall infection rate of 26,772.4 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 1,202 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 431 (55.9%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 457.8 new cases per 100,000 people (966 cases in the week to 7 March). It was 415.1 yesterday.

The English national average is 394.1, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 279.6.

There has been one coronavirus death in the City of York Council area in the last seven days (down one).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 6 March:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 6 March

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 Centre59423.527 (84.4%)
South Bank & Dringhouses58730.734 (141.7%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe57429.126 (83.9%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood55605.517 (44.7%)
Heworth South & The Groves46403.79 (24.3%)
Holgate East46403.720 (69.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park46492.135 (318.2%)
Osbaldwick46539.314 (43.8%)
Holgate West43460.35 (13.2%)
Acomb42401.58 (23.5%)
Tang Hall41364.95 (13.9%)
Clifton Without & Skelton40468.45 (14.3%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake40620.117 (73.9%)
Heworth North & Stockton39403.26 (18.2%)
Fulford, Heslington & University37378.47 (23.3%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham37586.39 (32.1%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South35420.55 (16.7%)
Strensall35504.114 (66.7%)
New Earswick30517.114 (87.5%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe29349.95 (20.8%)
Clifton North28321.4-5 (-15.2%)
Wigginton26429.59 (52.9%)
Haxby26454.96 (30.0%)
Huntington22323.1-6 (-21.4%)

Weekly data

Variants: Between 8 February and 7 March in York there were

  • Omicron: 96.46% of cases
  • Undetermined: 3.54% of cases

Symptomatic Covid: As at 10 March, the Covid Symptom App estimates 3,348 per 100,000 in York with symptomatic Covid (responses from a sample of 2,694 people). It was 3,421 last week.

Ranking: York is currently ranked 104th 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 96th last week.

Rate aged 60+: The rate of new Covid cases per 100,000 of population for the period 27 February-5 March for people aged 60+ in York was 392.7 (196 cases). The national and regional averages were 318.1 and 260.9 respectively.

Case rates by age: Case rates in York are currently highest in the following age ranges: 40-44 (801 per 100,000); 45-49 (655); 35-39 (561) and 30-34 (547).

Positive tests: As at 7 March, the seven-day positivity rate in York (all Pillar 2 tests) was 25.1% (it was 24.5% last week). The national and regional averages are 26.0% and 23.8% respectively. The latest 7 day positivity rate in York for Pillar 1 tests only is 2.3% (it was 1.9% last week). The national average is 4.4%.

Cases in care homes: As at 10 March there were 13 care homes in the City of York Council area with confirmed Covid-19 infection (at least 1 case of either a staff member or resident). There were 8 care homes affected last week. The latest ‘outbreak’ (2+ cases) in a residential care setting was reported in two homes.

Cases among children: In the seven days up to 7 March there were 85 children of primary and secondary school age who tested positive across 32 schools, up from 70 children last week.

Deaths: In the ONS data up to 25 February, 464 coronavirus-related deaths were recorded as having occurred for York residents (280 in hospital, 144 in care homes, 32 at home/elsewhere and eight in a hospice). That’s no change on the previous week. The number of deaths per 100,000 of population in York is 219.9 – which is lower than the national average of 280.5.

Covid bed occupancy: As at 1 March, there were 112 confirmed Covid-19 patients in General and Acute beds at York Hospital – up from 79 at the last update (17 February). The peak number was 157 on 19 January 2021. There was one confirmed Covid-19 patient in the Intensive Treatment Unit.

Vaccinations aged 16+: As at 9 March, 158,781 York residents have had the first dose of the vaccine (89.1% of people aged 16+); 152,156 have had both doses (85.3%); and 126,515 have received the booster vaccine (71.0%).

Vaccinations aged 12-15: As at 9 March, 5,902 York residents in this age group have had the first dose of the vaccine (70.5%); and 3,013 have had both doses of the vaccine (36.0%).

In North Yorkshire, there were 523 new coronavirus cases reported today, taking the cumulative total to 161,953 – an infection rate of 26,095.8 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 11 Mar 2022

Council areaNew cases
Total casesCase rateTotal deaths

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

That leaves the total at 818 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There are 189 confirmed and suspected Covid patients in York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals) – no change. None are in the intensive care unit – no change.

Today’s key figures: 11 Mar 2022

People tested positive
Total of people tested positive in the UK:19,530,48519,457,976
Daily UK deaths:114142
Total number UK deaths:162,738162,624
Confirmed cases in York:56,49356,304
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:161,953161,430
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:92,19891,905
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 0
Total: 164,675
Daily: 0
Total: 164,683
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 2
Total: 155,171
Daily: 12
Total: 155,169
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 0
Total: 126,688
Daily: 33
Total: 126,688
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 4,765
Total: 52,692,089
Daily: 5,196
Total: 52,687,324
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 14,282
Total: 49,164,620
Daily: 15,331
Total: 49,150,338
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 20,616
Total: 38,458,430
Daily: 21,246
Total: 38,437,814