Monday update: Positive Covid tests in York fall by 20%

Testing at the university. Photograph: YSTV on YouTube

Another 12 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Monday, 15 March).

It takes the cumulative total to 12,064 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,727.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 85 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 21 (-19.8%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 49.9 new cases per 100,000 people (105 cases in the week to 11 March). That’s down from 45.6 in the previous seven days (96 cases in the week to 4 March).

The English national average is 58.7, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 103.4.

There have been no more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area, and one in the last seven days (down 1 / -50%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 10 March:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 10 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
rolling rate
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park11117.78 (266.7%)
Strensall10143.52 (25.0%)
New Earswick9156.57 (350.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton772.00 (0.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton670.5-8 (-57.1%)
Heworth South & The Groves652.42 (50.0%)
Holgate West664.0-5 (-45.5%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South671.44 (200.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses676.9-1 (-14.3%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe538.0-2 (-28.6%)
Acomb438.2-3 (-42.9%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe448.22 (100.0%)
Clifton North446.12 (100.0%)
Tang Hall435.32 (100.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood443.3-1 (-20.0%)
Wigginton465.62 (100.0%)
Huntington343.71 (50.0%)
Osbaldwick335.71 (50.0%)
York City Centre
322.31 (50.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Holgate East0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 30 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 28,657  – an infection rate of 4,636.6 cases per 100K.

There are 1,822 cases in Ryedale (up one), 4,664 in Selby (up eight), 7,445 in Harrogate (up five), 4,113 in Hambleton (up three), 5,368 in Scarborough (up six), 2,547 in Richmondshire (up seven) and 2,698 in Craven (no change).

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. It is the sixth day in a row that there have been no Covid deaths.

That leaves the total at 580 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).


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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,263,527 (4,258,438)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 5,089 (4,618)
  • Total number UK deaths: 125,580 (125,516)
  • Daily UK deaths: 64 (52)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,064 (12,052)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 28,657 (28,627)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 17,275 (17,233)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 24,453,221 as of 14 March (24,196,211)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 1,610,280 as of 14 March (1,584,909)