There have now been more than 50,000 total coronavirus cases in York, it was confirmed today (Monday, 31 January).
The total now stands at 50,050 since the pandemic began – which is 2,659 more cases than yesterday.
The huge leap is explained by the fact that the government has changed the metric in Covid case reporting, to now include “multiple infection episodes”.
All these reinfections have been added in to the totals today, which accounts for the sudden rise.
It gives an overall infection rate in York of 23,719 cases per 100,000 people.
The rolling seven-day rate in York is 1,098 new cases per 100,000 people (2,317 cases in the week to 27 January).
The English national average is 1,100.2, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 1,074.7.
There were no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area reported today, and four in the last seven days (as at 31 January).
Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 26 January:
New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 26 JanuaryCoronavirus (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.
|Fulford, Heslington & University||203||2076.1||125 (160.3%)|
|South Bank & Dringhouses||148||1864.4||68 (85.0%)|
|Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood||121||1332.0||12 (11.0%)|
|Heworth North & Stockton||119||1230.4||28 (30.8%)|
|Clifton Without & Skelton||103||1206.1||6 (6.2%)|
|Fulford Road & Clementhorpe||155||1166.7||32 (26.0%)|
|Tang Hall||131||1165.8||36 (37.9%)|
|Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe||88||1061.6||1 (1.1%)|
|Woodthorpe & Acomb Park||99||1059.2||7 (7.6%)|
|Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham||65||1029.9||29 (80.6%)|
|Holgate East||93||1025.9||13 (16.3%)|
|Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake||64||992.1||-4 (-5.9%)|
|Holgate West||90||963.4||-4 (-4.3%)|
|Rawcliffe & Clifton South||80||961.1||3 (3.9%)|
|Clifton North||79||906.8||-43 (-35.2%)|
|Heworth South & The Groves||99||868.9||-17 (-14.7%)|
|York City Centre||104||746.5||23 (28.4%)|
|New Earswick||39||672.2||-25 (-39.1%)|
In North Yorkshire, there were 6,826 new coronavirus cases today (including all the reinfections added in), taking the cumulative total to 144,882 – an infection rate of 23,345.1 cases per 100K.
North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 31 Jan 2022
|Council area||New cases||Total cases||Case rate||Total deaths|
There were three coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.
That takes the total to 774 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).
Today there are 157 Covid patients in York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals) – down six. Five are in the intensive care unit – down one.
Today’s key figures: 31 Jan 2022
|People tested positive:||92,368||62,399|
|Total of people tested positive in the UK:||17,315,893||16,468,522|
|Daily UK deaths:||51||85|
|Total number UK deaths:||155,754||155,698|
|Confirmed cases in York:||50,050||47,391|
|Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:||144,882||138,056|
|Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:||83,361||79,400|
|People vaccinated in York – 1st dose||Daily: 25|
|People vaccinated in York – 2nd dose||Daily: 193|
|People vaccinated in York – booster||Daily: 158|
|People vaccinated UK – 1st dose||Daily: 11,684|
|People vaccinated UK – 2nd dose||Daily: 27,601|
|People vaccinated UK – booster dose||Daily: 33,699|