Saturday update: Sharp rise in coronavirus cases in York

A safety message on Parliament Street, York. Photograph: YorkMix
19 Dec 2020 @ 7.58 pm
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There were 50 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Saturday, 19 December) – the highest daily rise for a month.

The last time the city recorded more than 50 new cases in a day was on 19 November (54).

It takes the cumulative total to 6,070 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,882 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 191 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 49 (34.5%) week on week.

The latest validated data shows a coronavirus rate in York of 69.3 in the seven days to 13 December.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 14 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 14 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
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham12188.36 (100.0%)
York City Centre
1181.67 (175.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves1087.43 (42.9%)
Strensall10143.58 (400.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood10108.41 (11.1%)
Acomb876.4-6 (-42.9%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe860.86 (300.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe672.3-1 (-14.3%)
Clifton Without & Skelton670.5-2 (-25.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake692.62 (50.0%)
Haxby6104.5-3 (-33.3%)
Tang Hall652.92 (50.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park664.2-7 (-53.8%)
Holgate East555.0-1 (-16.7%)
Holgate West553.4-4 (-44.4%)
Huntington572.8-1 (-16.7%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South559.5-1 (-16.7%)
Fulford, Heslington & University441.7-3 (-42.9%)
Heworth North & Stockton441.10 (0.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses451.3-6 (-60.0%)
Wigginton465.62 (100.0%)
Osbaldwick335.7-3 (-50.0%)
Clifton North0-2 *Data suppressed N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 *Data suppressed N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 90 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 15,085 – an infection rate of 2,440.7 cases per 100K.

There are 831 cases in Ryedale (up eight), 2,390 in Selby (up 10), 3,954 in Harrogate (up 15), 1,862 in Hambleton (up eight), 3,442 in Scarborough (up 37), 1,120 in Richmondshire (up five) and 1,486 in Craven (up seven).

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

That takes the total to 345 across the trust.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 2,004,219 (1,977,167)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 27,052 (28,507)
  • Total number UK deaths: 67,075 (66,541)
  • Daily UK deaths: 534 (532)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 6,070 (6,020)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 15,085 (14,995)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 11,119 (11,032)