No new coronavirus cases in York today – but more confirmed in North Yorkshire

The cases today (Monday, 23 March)

There are no new cases of coronavirus confirmed in York today.

The number of people definitely infected with Covid-19 in the city has stayed at ten the latest figures reveal.

However, the number of cases in North Yorkshire has gone up – from 20 to 24.

And there’s one more case in East Yorkshire, taking the total to 16.

Here are the key stats from today (Monday, 23 March):

  • Total UK cases: 6,650
  • Daily confirmed UK cases: 967
  • Total UK deaths: 335

The figures come before Boris Johnson is set to announce new measures on tackling the coronavirus outbreak, after all Britons travelling abroad were told to return to the UK “while you still can”.

The Prime Minister will deliver an address to the nation from within No 10 at 8.30pm on Monday amid widespread calls for tougher measures to slow the spread of Covid-19.