Saturday update: Another large rise in coronavirus cases in York and North Yorkshire

Curtis Hughes demonstrates how to use the self-test kit at a walk-through Covid test centre at Stirling in Scotland. Photograph: Jane Barlow / PA Wire

There were 80 new coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Saturday, 10 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 1,964 – giving an overall infection rate of 932.5 cases per 100,000 people.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 6 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 30 September-6 October

Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases by Middle Super Output Area. Source
Fulford, Heslington & University75
Tang Hall36
York City Centre
Heworth South & The Groves33
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe23
Holgate East21
Clifton Without & Skelton20
Rawcliffe & Clifton South20
Heworth North & Stockton18
South Bank & Dringhouses18
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham16
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood16
Clifton North
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park13
Holgate West10
New Earswick9
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake8
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe5

In North Yorkshire, there were 106 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 4,859 – an infection rate of 786.2 cases per 100K.

There are 265 cases in Ryedale (up five), 682 in Selby (up 16), 1,370 in Harrogate (up 33), 619 in Hambleton (up 13), 899 in Scarborough (up 16), 447 in Richmondshire (up two) and 577 in Craven (up 21).

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

That leaves the total at 216: 136 in York Hospital and 80 in Scarborough. The last death was on 7 October.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 590,844 (575,679)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 15,166 (13,864)
  • Total number UK deaths: 42,760 (42,679)
  • Daily UK deaths: 81 (87)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 1,964 (1,884)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 4,859 (4,753)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 2,639 (2,576)