Monday update: Two more deaths at York Hospital as coronavirus rate remains high

York Hospital. Photograph: YorkMix

Two more deaths from Covid-19 were reported at York Hospital and 63 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the city today (Monday, 12 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 2,095 – giving an overall infection rate of 994.7 cases per 100,000 people.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 219.8 new cases per 100,000 people (463 cases in the week to 9 October). That’s up from 162.4 in the previous seven days (342 cases in the week to 2 October).

At the University of York, there were 220 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test on Monday.

At York St John University there were 67 people self isolating due to a positive test on Monday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 8 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 2 - 8 October

Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases by Middle Super Output Area. Source
Fulford, Heslington & University88
York City Centre
Heworth South & The Groves35
Tang Hall34
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe28
Rawcliffe & Clifton South21
Heworth North & Stockton20
Clifton Without & Skelton19
Clifton North
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham15
South Bank & Dringhouses15
Holgate East13
Holgate West12
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood12
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park12
New Earswick11
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe7
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake6

In North Yorkshire, there were 111 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 5,075 – an infection rate of 821.1 cases per 100K.

There are 275 cases in Ryedale (up six), 714 in Selby (up 18), 1,436 in Harrogate (up 24), 649 in Hambleton (up 15), 938 in Scarborough (up 26), 472 in Richmondshire (up 10) and 591 in Craven (up 12).

There were three more coronavirus related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported today.

Two were at York Hospital and one at Scarborough Hospital.

That takes the total at 219: 138 in York Hospital and 81 in Scarborough.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 617,688 (603,716)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 13,972 (12,872)
  • Total number UK deaths: 42,875 (42,825)
  • Daily UK deaths: 50 (65)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 2,095 (2,032)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 5,075 (4,964)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 2,756 (2,694)