Monday update: York coronavirus case rate drops to 45

A sign in York city centre. Photograph: YorkMix

Another 20 coronavirus cases were confirmed across York today (Monday, 8 March).

It takes the cumulative total to 11,979 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,687.5 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 106 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – a decrease of 18 (-14.5%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 45.6 new cases per 100,000 people (96 cases in the week to 4 March). That’s down from 72.6 in the previous seven days (153 cases in the week to 25 February).

The English national average is 66, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 103.3.

There has been one more coronavirus-related death in the York council area, and two in the last seven days (down three / -60%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 3 March:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 3 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
Clifton Without & Skelton14164.64 (40.0%)
Holgate West11117.43 (37.5%)
Strensall8114.83 (60.0%)
Acomb766.91 (16.7%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe753.2-5 (-41.7%)
Heworth North & Stockton772.02 (40.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses789.7-11 (-61.1%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood554.23 (150.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University441.7-1 (-20.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves435.0-3 (-42.9%)
Haxby352.2-6 (-66.7%)
Holgate East333.0-3 (-50.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park332.1-6 (-66.7%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Tang Hall0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
York City Centre
0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 23 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 28,364  – an infection rate of 4,589.2 cases per 100K.

There are 1,801 cases in Ryedale (up one), 4,612 in Selby (up seven), 7,384 in Harrogate (up eight), 4,065 in Hambleton (up four), 5,330 in Scarborough (up two), 2,494 in Richmondshire (no change) and 2,678 in Craven (up one).

There was one more coronavirus-related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That leaves the total at 578 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: 4,223,232 (4,218,520)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 4,712 (5,177)
  • Total number UK deaths: 124,566 (124,501)
  • Daily UK deaths: 65 (158)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 11,979 (11,959)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 28,364 (28,341)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 17,018 (16,987)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 22,377,255 as of 7 March (22,213,112)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 1,142,643 as of 7 March (1,122,402)