Monday update: York’s coronavirus case rate back above 20

A coronavirus social distancing sign in York. Photograph: YorkMix

A further four coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Monday, 26 April).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,245 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,813.8 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 47 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 15 (46.9%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 22.8 new cases per 100,000 people (48 cases in the week to 22 April). That’s up from 11.4 in the previous seven days (24 cases in the week to 15 April).

The English national average is 24.8, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 46.2.

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area today, and one in the last seven days (down one / 0%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 21 April:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 21 April

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
York City Centre
859.46 (300.0%)
Tang Hall544.13 (150.0%)
Clifton North446.1-1 (-20.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe322.81 (50.0%)
New Earswick352.21 (50.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South335.71 (50.0%)
Acomb0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth North & Stockton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth South & The Groves0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Holgate East0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Holgate West0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Strensall0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 24 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 29,783  – an infection rate of 4,818.8 cases per 100K.

There are 1,880 cases in Ryedale (up one), 5,033 in Selby (up eight), 7,654 in Harrogate (up three), 4,193 in Hambleton (up two), 5,570 in Scarborough (up four), 2,627 in Richmondshire (up four) and 2,826 in Craven (up two).

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

That leaves the total at 591 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). The last death reported at the trust was on 21 April.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,406,946 (4,404,882)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 2,064 (1,712)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,434 (127,428)
  • Daily UK deaths: 6 (11)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,245 (12,241)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 29,783 (29,759)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,199 (18,189)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 33,752,885 as of 25 April (33,666,638)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 12,897,123 as of 25 April (12,587,116)