Saturday update: Two more coronavirus-related deaths in York as cases rise

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Another 205 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Saturday, 18 December).

That takes the cumulative case total to 31,532 – giving an overall infection rate of 14,943.2 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 1,207 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 223 (22.7%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 472 new cases per 100,000 people (996 cases in the week to 14 December).

The English national average is 597.2, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 373.3.

There were two coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area reported today, and two in the last seven days (as at 18 December).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 13 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 13 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
Acomb73697.927 (58.7%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park61652.611 (22.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe59444.124 (68.6%)
Heworth North & Stockton59610.01 (1.7%)
Holgate West54578.019 (54.3%)
New Earswick54930.713 (31.7%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe50603.29 (22.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves46403.721 (84.0%)
Tang Hall46409.4-13 (-22.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood46409.4-1 (-2.3%)
York City Centre45323.016 (55.2%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South42504.65 (13.5%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham41649.72 (5.1%)
Clifton Without & Skelton39456.76 (18.2%)
Osbaldwick36422.14 (12.5%)
Holgate East35386.1-23 (-39.7%)
Huntington35514.1-20 (-36.4%)
South Bank & Dringhouses32403.19 (39.1%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake28434.07 (33.3%)
Fulford, Heslington & University28286.410 (55.6%)
Clifton North27309.95 (22.7%)
Strensall27388.9-7 (-20.6%)
Haxby21367.414 (200.0%)
Wigginton16264.3-10 (-38.5%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 462 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 93,917 – an infection rate of 15,133 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 18 Dec 2021

Council areaNew casesTotal casesCase rateTotal deaths

At weekends, NHS England does not issue updates on coronavirus-related deaths at trust hospitals.

There were six coronavirus patients admitted to the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust trust on 12 December, and 42 patients in hospital on 14 December, two in ventilation beds. In the previous seven days, 45 Covid patients were admitted – up 18.

Today’s key figures: 18 Dec 2021

People tested positive:90,41893,045
Total of people tested positive in the UK:11,279,42811,190,354
Daily UK deaths:125111
Total number UK deaths:147,173147,048
Confirmed cases in York:31,53231,327
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:93,91793,455
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:54,37054,098
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 193
Total: 160,932
Daily: 2
Total: 160,739
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 281
Total: 148,768
Daily: 8
Total: 148,487
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 6,715
Total: 84,296
Daily: 872
Total: 77,581
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 32,099
Total: 51,425,763
Daily: 32,677
Total: 51,393,664
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 41,221
Total: 46,965,009
Daily: 42,497
Total: 46,923,788
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 817,625
Total: 27,156,276
Daily: 861,306
Total: 26,338,651