Saturday update: 168 new coronavirus cases in York – and nearly 400 in North Yorkshire

A social distancing sign on Micklegate in York. Photograph: Zac Goodwin / PA Wire
2 Jan 2021 @ 6.16 pm
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A further 168 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Saturday, 2 January).

It takes the cumulative total to 7,572 – giving an overall infection rate of 3,595.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 958 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 414 (76.1%) week on week.

The latest validated data shows a coronavirus rate in York of 297.7 in the seven days to 27 December.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 28 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 28 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 Park79845.650 (172.4%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe58699.142 (262.5%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham40627.517 (73.9%)
Acomb38363.018 (90.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake38586.526 (216.7%)
South Bank & Dringhouses38487.127 (245.5%)
York City Centre
38282.016 (72.7%)
Holgate West37394.918 (94.7%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South37440.123 (164.3%)
Clifton Without & Skelton36423.119 (111.8%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood27292.6-9 (-25.0%)
Clifton North26299.917 (188.9%)
Holgate East26286.120 (333.3%)
Huntington22320.110 (83.3%)
Heworth South & The Groves19166.01 (5.6%)
Osbaldwick19226.14 (26.7%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe18136.72 (12.5%)
Heworth North & Stockton15154.3-1 (-6.2%)
Wigginton15245.96 (66.7%)
New Earswick12208.61 (9.1%)
Tang Hall12105.89 (300.0%)
Strensall10143.51 (11.1%)
Fulford, Heslington & University993.80 (0.0%)
Haxby9156.71 (12.5%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 391 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 18,204  – an infection rate of 2,945.4 cases per 100K.

There are 1,090 cases in Ryedale (up 33), 2,849 in Selby (up 68), 4,575 in Harrogate (up 95), 2,415 in Hambleton (up 37), 4,082 in Scarborough (up 91), 1,440 in Richmondshire (up 33) and 1,753 in Craven (up 34).

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

That takes the total to 376 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: 2,599,789 (2,542,065)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 57,725 (53,285)
  • Total number UK deaths: 74,570 (74,125)
  • Daily UK deaths: 445 (613)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 7,572 (7,404)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 18,204 (17,813)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 12,403 (12,295)