Saturday update: Fall in positive coronavirus tests in York

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A further four coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Saturday, 1 May).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,278 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,829.5 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 42 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down nine (-17.6%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 25.6 new cases per 100,000 people. The English national average is 23.8, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 45.4.

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area today.

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

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 26 April

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
Heworth North & Stockton661.74 (200.0%)
Clifton North557.7-1 (-16.7%)
Osbaldwick559.53 (150.0%)
Holgate East444.02 (100.0%)
York City Centre
429.73 (-42.9%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe322.81 (50.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University331.31 (50.0%)
Haxby352.21 (50.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South335.71 (50.0%)
Strensall343.01 (50.0%)
Tang Hall326.4-2 (-40.0%)
Acomb0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth South & The Groves0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Holgate West0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 19 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 29,914  – an infection rate of 4,840 cases per 100K.

There are 1,892 cases in Ryedale (up one), 5,084 in Selby (up seven), 7,678 in Harrogate (up four), 4,209 in Hambleton (up one), 5,584 in Scarborough (up two), 2,633 in Richmondshire (up two) and 2,834 in Craven (up two).

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

That leaves the total at 591 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). The last death reported at the trust was on 21 April.


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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,418,530 (4,416,623)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 1,907 (2,381)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,524 (127,517)
  • Daily UK deaths: 7 (15)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,278 (12,274)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 29,914 (29,895)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,280 (18,272)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 34,346,273 as of 30 April (34,216,087)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 14,940,984 as of 30 April (14,532,875)