Monday update: Just 11 people with positive coronavirus tests at both York universities

York St John University. Photograph: Richard McDougall

There were another 21 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Monday, 7 December).

That takes the cumulative total to 5,774 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,741.5 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 128 positive Covid-19 tests in York – a decrease of 29 (18.5%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 60.3 new cases per 100,000 people (127 cases in the week to 3 December). That’s down from 96.9 in the previous seven days (204 cases in the week to 26 November).

At the University of York, there were 11 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Friday it has been notified of no new cases.

At York St John University, there were no people self isolating due to a positive test today.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 2 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 2 December

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
rolling rate
Clifton Without & Skelton12141.00 (0.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University10104.3-4 (-28.6%)
South Bank & Dringhouses9115.44 (80.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park996.3-2 (-18.2%)
Clifton North892.30 (0.0%)
Haxby8139.35 (166.7%)
Tang Hall870.5-2 (-20.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood886.7-10 (-55.6%)
Huntington7101.90 (0.0%)
Acomb657.3-7 (-53.8%)
Heworth South & The Groves652.4
-10 (-62.5%)
Strensall686.1-3 (-33.3%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe538.0-11 (-68.8%)
Holgate East555.0-2 (-28.6%)
Holgate West553.4-6 (-54.5%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South559.51 (25.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe448.22 (100.0%)
Osbaldwick447.6-3 (-42.9%)
Heworth North & Stockton330.9-3 (-50.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham347.1-6 (-66.7%)
York City Centre
322.3-13 (-81.2%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 76 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 13,935 – an infection rate of 2,254.7 cases per 100K.

There are 770 cases in Ryedale (up six), 2,196 in Selby (up ten), 3,725 in Harrogate (up 21), 1,774 in Hambleton (up ten), 3,061 in Scarborough (up 17), 1,027 in Richmondshire (up three) and 1,382 in Craven (up nine).

There was one more coronavirus-related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. We don’t know whether it was at York or Scarborough Hospitals

That takes the total to 314.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,737,960 (1,723,242)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 14,718 (17,272)
  • Total number UK deaths: 61,434 (61,245)
  • Daily UK deaths: 189 (231)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,774 (5,753)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 13,935 (13,859)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 10,295 (10,238)