Monday update: 54 more coronavirus cases confirmed in York

A social distancing sign near the entrance to Dean's Park in York. Photograph: YorkMix

Another 54 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Monday, 2 November).

This takes the cumulative total to 3,824 – giving an overall infection rate of 1,815.6 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 427 positive Covid-19 tests in York – which is down by 197 (-31.6%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 189.4 new cases per 100,000 people (399 cases in the week to 29 October). That’s down from 300.5 in the previous seven days (633 cases in the week to 22 October).

At the University of York, there were 89 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Friday it has been notified of 11 new cases, included in that figure.

At York St John University there were 18 people self isolating due to a positive test on Sunday.

The latest R number for the healthcare region of North East and Yorkshire is estimated at 1.1 to 1.3 with a daily infection growth rate range of +2% to +5%.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 28 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 28 October

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
AreaCases7 day
rolling rate
Fulford, Heslington & University54563.1-64 (-54.2%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South29345.0-6 (-17.1%)
York City Centre
27200.4-9 (-25.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe26197.5-10 (-27.8%)
Strensall25358.615 (150.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves23201.0-13 (-36.1%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park22235.51 (4.8%)
Holgate West21224.11 (5.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton19223.3-15 (-44.1%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood19205.9-5 (-20.8%)
Osbaldwick16190.4-4 (-20.0%)
Tang Hall16141.0-23 (-59.0%)
Huntington15218.38 (114.3%)
Wigginton15245.9-4 (-21.1%)
Heworth North & Stockton13133.7-14 (-51.9%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe11132.6-2 (-15.4%)
South Bank & Dringhouses11141.0-16 (-59.3%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake10154.3-5 (-33.3%)
New Earswick10173.9-5 (-33.3%)
Holgate East666.0-13 (-68.4%)
Clifton North557.7-31 (-86.1%)
Haxby587.0-4 (-44.4%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham578.4-8 (-61.5%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 197 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 8,425 – an infection rate of 1,363.1 cases per 100K.

There are 452 cases in Ryedale (up ten), 1,334 in Selby (up 43), 2,502 in Harrogate (up 63), 1,150 in Hambleton (up 35), 1,380 in Scarborough (up 25), 709 in Richmondshire (up six) and 898 in Craven (up 15).

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

That leaves the total at 234. We don’t have an up-to-date breakdown of that figure between York and Scarborough Hospitals.

There were 31 hospital beds occupied by Covid-19 patients in the trust on 27 October, down from 35 the day before. One of these was a mechanical ventilator bed (the same as the day before).

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,053,864 (1,034,914)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 18,950 (23,254)
  • Total number UK deaths: 46,853 (46,717)
  • Daily UK deaths: 136 (162)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 3,824 (3,770)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 8,425 (8,228)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 5,303 (5,157)