New Year’s Eve update: More than 200 new coronavirus cases in York

York's Covid-19 vaccination centre at Askham Bar. Photograph: Richard McDougall
31 Dec 2020 @ 6.29 pm
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A further 202 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Thursday, 31 December).

It takes the cumulative total to 7,241 – giving an overall infection rate of 3,438 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 793 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 350 (79%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 297.7 new cases per 100,000 people (627 cases in the week to 27 December). That’s up from 143.9 in the previous seven days (303 cases in the week to 20 December).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 26 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 26 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 Park55588.738 (223.5%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe53638.943 (430.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham35549.115 (75.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood34368.414 (70.0%)
Acomb33315.220 (153.8%)
York City Centre
32237.517 (113.3%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake29447.621 (262.5%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South29345.020 (222.2%)
Holgate West28298.913 (86.7%)
Clifton Without & Skelton27317.315 (125.0%)
Huntington25363.819 (316.7%)
South Bank & Dringhouses23294.814 (155.6%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe21159.513 (162.5%)
Holgate East21231.015 (250.0%)
Clifton North19219.215 (375.0%)
Osbaldwick19226.111 (137.5%)
Heworth South & The Groves16139.8-7 (-30.4%)
Heworth North & Stockton14144.01 (7.7%)
Tang Hall1088.26 (150.0%)
Wigginton10164.02 (25.0%)
New Earswick9156.5-2 (-18.2%)
Fulford, Heslington & University773.01 (16.7%)
Haxby7121.9-2 (-22.2%)
Strensall686.1-7 (-53.8%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 344 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 17,516  – an infection rate of 2,834.1 cases per 100K.

There are 1,028 cases in Ryedale (up 29), 2,756 in Selby (up 39), 4,412 in Harrogate (up 101), 2,321 in Hambleton (up 49), 3,932 in Scarborough (up 51), 1,381 in Richmondshire (up 33) and 1,686 in Craven (up 42).

There were three more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That takes the total to 373 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

Eight coronavirus patients were admitted to the two York Trust hospitals today, and there are 91 Covid-19 patients in hospital, with six on ventilation.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 2,488,780 (2,432,888)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 55,892 (50,023)
  • Total number UK deaths: 73,512 (72,548)
  • Daily UK deaths: 964 (981)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 7,241 (7,039)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 17,516 (17,172)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 12,196 (12,091)