Monday update: York coronavirus case rate starts to rise

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Another 434 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Monday, 7 March) – including the weekend figures.

That takes the cumulative case total to 55,725 – giving an overall infection rate of 26,408.5 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 949 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 252 (36.2%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 337.4 new cases per 100,000 people (712 cases in the week to 3 March).

The English national average is 313.4, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 231.

The dashboard is showing 69 coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area in the last seven days (down 24) – we’ve now got confirmation from City of York Council that this figure is wrong and due to a glitch in the website.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 2 March:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 2 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
Heworth South & The Groves47412.511 (30.6%)
York City Centre43308.62 (4.9%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood41451.32 (5.1%)
Holgate West38406.8-2 (-5.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses35440.97 (25.0%)
Holgate East35386.12 (6.1%)
Acomb35334.6-3 (-7.9%)
Clifton Without & Skelton34398.1-14 (-29.2%)
Osbaldwick33386.9-2 (-5.7%)
Fulford, Heslington & University33337.5-3 (-8.3%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe32240.9-15 (-31.9%)
Heworth North & Stockton31320.5-15 (-32.6%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South30360.49 (42.9%)
Clifton North29332.9-4 (-12.1%)
Tang Hall29258.1-21 (-42.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham28443.7-4 (-12.5%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe24289.5-14 (-36.8%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake23356.5-7 (-23.3%)
Huntington23337.8-11 (-32.4%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park23246.13 (15.0%)
Haxby21367.42 (10.5%)
Strensall19273.7-4 (-17.4%)
Wigginton16264.3-3 (-15.8%)
New Earswick10172.4-24 (-70.6%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 922 new coronavirus cases reported today, including the weekend figures, taking the cumulative total to 159,968 – an infection rate of 25,775.9 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 7 Mar 2022

Council areaNew cases
since Friday
Total casesCase rateTotal deaths

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

That takes the total to 807 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There are 185 confirmed and suspected Covid patients in York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). Five are in the intensive care unit – up three since Friday.

Today’s key figures: 7 Mar 2022

People tested positive
in last 7 days:
Total of people tested positive in the UK:19,245,30119,119,181
UK deaths in last 7 days:711710
Total number UK deaths:162,147162,008
Confirmed cases in York:55,72555,291
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:159,968159,046
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:91,09090,581
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 10
Total: 164,659
Daily: 37
Total: 164,649
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 79
Total: 155,079
Daily: 49
Total: 155,000
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 177
Total: 126,528
Daily: 67
Total: 126,351
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 4,059
Total: 52,672,968
Daily: 6,347
Total: 52,654,053
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 9,894
Total: 49,106,830
Daily: 17,629
Total: 49,061,567
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 14,402
Total: 38,377,152
Daily: 30,183
Total: 38,311,827