Friday update: York coronavirus cases rise by 88% week on week

A sign in Museum Gardens, York. Photograph: YorkMix

A further 25 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Friday, 11 June).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,562 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,964.4 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 113 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 53 (88.3%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 38.9 new cases per 100,000 people (82 cases in the week to 7 June). That’s up from 26.1 in the previous seven days (55 cases in the week to 31 May).

The English national average is 54, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 57.4.

There have been no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area in the last seven days (as at 11 June).

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

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

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
Clifton North780.75 (250.0%)
Tang Hall652.93 (100.0%)
York City Centre
644.52 (50.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves543.7-1 (-16.7%)
Acomb438.22 (100.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe448.21 (33.3%)
Clifton Without & Skelton447.02 (100.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham462.82 (100.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe322.81 (50.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University331.31 (50.0%)
Holgate East333.0-1 (-25.0%)
Holgate West332.00 (0.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Heworth North & Stockton0-2 (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
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
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A

Weekly York data

Triage: As at 7 June there had been 70 Covid triages in the York area in the previous seven days. There were 65 last week.

Symptomatic Covid: As at 10 June, the Covid Symptom App estimates 331 per 100,000 in York with symptomatic Covid (responses from a sample of 3,954 people). It was 14 last week. The peak rate was 1,283 on 7 January.

Ranking: York is currently ranked 65th 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 85th 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 Red. It was Amber last week.

Testing: As at 8 June, the seven-day positivity rate in York (Pillar 2 PCR tests only) was 2.66%. That’s up from 1.73% last week. The national and regional averages are 3.3% and 3.9% respectively. The latest 7 day positivity rate in York for Pillar 1 tests only was 0.26% (down from 0.5%). The national average is 0.3%.

Local contact tracing: Between 10 March and 4 June, 291 referrals had been actioned by the local contact tracing service. Of the referrals actioned, 273 (93.8%) were successful and 18 (6.2%) were unable to be reached via phone or home visit.

Cases in care homes: As at 10 June, 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 31 May there were 14 children of primary and secondary school age who tested positive across eight schools, down from 19 children the week before.

Deaths: In the ONS data up to 5 June, 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 no change on the week before. The number of deaths per 100,000 of population in York is 188.02 which is lower than the national average of 232.10.

Covid bed occupancy: As at 8 June, there were two confirmed Covid-19 patients in General and Acute beds at York Hospital, up from one the week before. The peak number was 157 on 19 January. There were no confirmed Covid-19 patients in the Intensive Treatment Unit.

In North Yorkshire, there were 42 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 30,620 – an infection rate of 4,954.3 cases per 100K.

There are 1,906 cases in Ryedale (up two), 5,316 in Selby (up ten), 7,881 in Harrogate (up nine), 4,284 in Hambleton (up five), 5,660 in Scarborough (up four), 2,677 in Richmondshire (up two) and 2,896 in Craven (up ten).

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

That leaves the total at 592 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). The last death was reported on 3 June.

There were no coronavirus patient admitted to the trust on 6 June, and two in the previous seven days.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,550,944 (4,542,986)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 8,125 (7,393)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,884 (127,867)
  • Daily UK deaths: 17 (7)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,562 (12,537)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 30,620 (30,578)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,702 (18,687)
  • People vaccinated in York on 10 June – 1st dose: 442 (123,982 in total)
  • People vaccinated in York on 10 June – 2nd dose: 333 (85,731 in total)
  • People vaccinated UK – 1st dose: 41,088,485 as of 10 June (40,886,878)
  • People vaccinated UK – 2nd dose: 29,165,140 as of 10 June (28,857,102)