Monday update: York records 76 new coronavirus cases – as seven-day rate increases sharply

A social distancing sticker in York. Photograph: Richard McDougall

There were 76 new coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Monday, 5 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 1,583 – giving an overall infection rate of 751.6 cases per 100,000 people.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 143.9 new cases per 100,000 people (303 cases in the week to 2 October). That’s up from 63.1 in the previous seven days (133 cases in the week to 25 September).

This puts York 48th among local authorities. Manchester, with a rate of 529.4 new cases per 100,000 people is first, and the Isle of Wight, at 315th, is last with a rate of 6.3.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 1 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 25 September-1 October

Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases by Middle Super Output Area. Source
Fulford, Heslington & University19
Holgate East19
Clifton Without & Skelton18
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham16
Heworth North & Stockton14
York City Centre
Tang Hall11
Heworth South & The Groves10
South Bank & Dringhouses10
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood10
Clifton North
Holgate West9
New Earswick9
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake8
Rawcliffe & Clifton South8
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park8
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe7
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe7

In North Yorkshire, there are 115 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 4,320 – an infection rate of 699 cases per 100K.

There are 223 cases in Ryedale (up eight), 607 in Selby (up 21), 1,196 in Harrogate (up 35), 548 in Hambleton (up 15), 829 in Scarborough (up 14), 416 in Richmondshire (up 9) and 501 in Craven (up 13).

There were no more coronavirus related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported today – the total remains at 214. The last death recorded within the trust was on 18 June.

The total includes 134 in York Hospital and 80 in Scarborough.

The number of patients currently in the two hospitals, who have tested positive for Covid-19, is 26.

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

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 515,571 (502,978)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 12,594 (22,961)
  • Total number UK deaths: 42,369 (42,350)
  • Daily UK deaths: 19 (33)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 1,583 (1,507)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 4,320 (4,205)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 2,344 (2,282)