Monday update: One coronavirus death in York – but cases are still falling

A sign outside an entrance to St Peter's School, York. Photograph: YorkMix

There was another coronavirus death confirmed at York Hospital today (Monday, 23 November).

And a further 37 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York.

This takes the cumulative total to 5,489 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,606.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 282 positive Covid-19 tests have been added to the total in York – a drop of 732 (72.2%). Today’s drop is exceptional as it is when the 702 tests added to the total on 16 November after a recalibration drop out of the weekly figures.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 137.7 new cases per 100,000 people (290 cases in the week to 19 November). That’s down from 173.3 in the previous seven days (365 cases in the week to 12 November).

At the University of York, there were 37 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Friday it has been notified of 4 new cases, included in that figure.

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

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 18 November:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 18 November

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
Fulford, Heslington & University27281.5-24 (-47.1%)
Clifton Without & Skelton24282.17 (41.2%)
Holgate East20220.02 (11.1%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe19144.3-14 (-42.4%)
Holgate West17181.41 (6.2%)
Acomb15143.3-4 (-21.1%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood15162.57 (87.5%)
Clifton North14161.50 (0.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park14149.9-7 (-33.3%)
Osbaldwick13154.78 (160.0%)
Wigginton13213.1-7 (-35.0%)
York City Centre
1396.5-5 (-27.8%)
Strensall11157.80 (0.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton10102.8-3 (-23.1%)
Heworth South & The Groves1087.40 (0.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham10156.9-5 (-33.3%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South10118.93 (42.9%)
Tang Hall1088.2-13 (-56.5%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe896.4-9 (-52.9%)
Haxby7121.9-2 (-22.2%)
Huntington7101.9-15 (-68.2%)
South Bank & Dringhouses789.7-5 (-41.7%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake577.2-3 (-37.5%)
New Earswick352.2-1 (-25.0%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 115 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 12,614 – an infection rate of 2,040.9 cases per 100K.

There are 674 cases in Ryedale (up seven), 1,981 in Selby (up 16), 3,420 in Harrogate (up 11), 1,636 in Hambleton (up 23), 2,742 in Scarborough (up 32), 931 in Richmondshire (up 18) and 1,230 in Craven (up eight).

There were four more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today – one in York Hospital and three in Scarborough.

That takes the total to 275.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,527,495 (1,512,045)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 15,450 (18,662)
  • Total number UK deaths: 55,230 (55,024)
  • Daily UK deaths: 206 (398)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,489 (5,452)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 12,614 (12,499)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 9,167 (9,058)