Saturday update: 21 more coronavirus cases in York

Covid-19 samples at the Lighthouse Laboratory at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. Photograph: Andrew Milligan / PA Wire

A further 21 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Saturday, 12 December).

That takes the cumulative total to 5,879 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,791.3 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 142 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 17 (13.6%) week on week.

The latest validated data shows a coronavirus rate in York of 65 in the seven days to 6 December.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 7 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 7 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
Acomb13124.211 (550.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park11117.71 (10.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses10128.22 (25.0%)
Haxby9156.74 (80.0%)
Holgate West996.17 (350.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood997.52 (28.6%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe784.45 (250.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton782.3-3 (-30.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves761.21 (16.7%)
Fulford, Heslington & University662.6-4 (-40.0%)
Holgate East666.00 (0.0%)
Huntington687.3-4 (-40.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham694.12 (50.0%)
Clifton North557.7-2 (-28.6%)
Osbaldwick559.52 (66.7%)
Tang Hall544.1-5 (-50.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake461.72 (100.0%)
York City Centre
429.7-1 (-20.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton330.90 (0.0%)
New Earswick352.21 (50.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South335.7-1 (-25.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Strensall0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 94 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 14,379 – an infection rate of 2,326.5 cases per 100K.

There are 797 cases in Ryedale (up eight), 2,283 in Selby (up 17), 3,822 in Harrogate (up 17), 1,797 in Hambleton (up seven), 3,191 in Scarborough (up 29), 1,064 in Richmondshire (up 12) and 1,425 in Craven (up four).

There was one more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. We don’t know whether it occurred in York Hospital or Scarborough.

That takes the total to 327 across the trust.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,830,956 (1,809,455)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 21,502 (21,672)
  • Total number UK deaths: 64,026 (63,506)
  • Daily UK deaths: 519 (424)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,879 (5,858)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 14,379 (14,285)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 10,593 (10,526)