Saturday update: More areas of York have practically no coronavirus cases

Two women wear face masks while walking near York Minster. Photograph: YorkMix

There were another 27 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Saturday, 5 December).

That takes the cumulative total to 5,737 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,723.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 125 positive Covid-19 tests in York – a decrease of 75 (37.5%) week on week.

The latest validated data shows a coronavirus rate in York of 68.4 in the seven days to 29 November.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 30 November:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 30 November

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
Clifton Without & Skelton10117.5-4 (-28.6%)
Fulford, Heslington & University10104.3-10 (-50.0%)
Tang Hall1088.20 (0.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park10107.0-5 (-33.3%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe968.4-4 (-30.8%)
Huntington9131.03 (50.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses8102.60 (0.0%)
Strensall8114.80 (0.0%)
Clifton North780.7-3 (-30.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood775.8-11 (-61.1%)
Heworth South & The Groves652.4-12 (-66.7%)
Holgate East666.0-4 (-40.0%)
Haxby587.0-2 (-28.6%)
York City Centre
537.1-12 (-70.6%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South447.6-2 (-33.3%)
Heworth North & Stockton330.9-6 (-66.7%)
Osbaldwick335.7-5 (-62.5%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham347.1-5 (-62.5%)
Wigginton349.2-2 (-40.0%)
Acomb0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Holgate West0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 82 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 13,775 – an infection rate of 2,228.8 cases per 100K.

There are 758 cases in Ryedale (up eight), 2,173 in Selby (up 10), 3,688 in Harrogate (up 21), 1,754 in Hambleton (up six), 3,017 in Scarborough (up 22), 1,021 in Richmondshire (up eight) and 1,364 in Craven (up seven).

There were two more coronavirus-related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. We don’t know whether they were at York Hospital or Scarborough.

It takes the total to 313.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,705,971 (1,690,432)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 15,539 (16,298)
  • Total number UK deaths: 61,014 (60,617)
  • Daily UK deaths: 397 (504)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,737 (5,710)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 13,775 (13,693)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 10,156 (10,116)