Monday update: York coronavirus cases continue to rise sharply

A sign outside an entrance to St Peter's School, York. Photograph: YorkMix
28 Dec 2020 @ 6.19 pm
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A further 99 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Monday, 28 December).

It takes the cumulative total to 6,767. The overall infection rate is not available today.

In the last seven days there have been 601 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 353 (142.3%) week on week.

The latest validated data shows a coronavirus rate in York of 196.1 per 100,000 people in the seven days to 22 December.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 23 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 23 December

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
Change
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park41438.931 (310.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe36433.932 (800.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood35379.219 (118.8%)
Acomb32305.724 (300.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham30470.715 (100.0%)
York City Centre
25185.59 (56.2%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake23355.016 (228.6%)
Huntington22320.117 (340.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton21246.811 (110.0%)
Holgate West21224.113 (162.5%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South20237.913 (185.7%)
Heworth North & Stockton18185.113 (260.0%)
Clifton North15173.013 (650.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe15113.96 (66.7%)
South Bank & Dringhouses15192.39 (150.0%)
Osbaldwick14166.69 (180.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves12104.9-8 (-40.0%)
Wigginton12196.86 (100.0%)
Holgate East11121.03 (37.5%)
Tang Hall1088.26 (150.0%)
Haxby9156.74 (80.0%)
Strensall9129.10 (0.0%)
New Earswick8139.12 (33.3%)
Fulford, Heslington & University662.6-2 (-25.0%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 193 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 16,596. The infection rate is not available today.

There are 957 cases in Ryedale (up 15), 2,614 in Selby (up 29), 4,211 in Harrogate (up 35), 2,178 in Hambleton (up 52), 3,772 in Scarborough (up 24), 1,268 in Richmondshire (up 28) and 1,596 in Craven (up ten).

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That leaves the total at 364 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: 2,329,730 (2,288,345)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 41,385 (30,501)
  • Total number UK deaths: 71,109 (70,752)
  • Daily UK deaths: 357 (316)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 6,767 (6,668)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 16,596 (16,403)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 11,885 (11,777)