Sunday update: 17 new coronavirus cases in York – as weekly rate drops below 50

A sign outside an entrance to St Peter's School, York. Photograph: YorkMix

Another 17 coronavirus cases were confirmed across York today (Sunday, 7 March).

It takes the cumulative total to 11,959 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,678.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 106 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – a decrease of 26 (-19.7%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 49.9 new cases per 100,000 people.

The English national average is 69.9, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 107.1.

There have been no more coronavirus-related death in the York council area, and two in the last seven days (down two / -50%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 2 March:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 2 March

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
South Bank & Dringhouses17217.99 (112.5%)
Clifton Without & Skelton13152.83 (30.0%)
Holgate West11117.43 (37.5%)
Strensall8114.81 (14.3%)
Heworth North & Stockton772.00 (0.0%)
Acomb657.3-2 (-25.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe645.6-9 (-60.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University552.1-1 (-16.7%)
Tang Hall435.3-11 (-73.3%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood443.3-2 (-33.3%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park442.8-3 (-42.9%)
Haxby352.2-7 (-70.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves326.2-4 (-57.1%)
Holgate East333.0-4 (-57.1%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
York City Centre
0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 40 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 28,341  – an infection rate of 4,585.5 cases per 100K.

There are 1,800 cases in Ryedale (up four), 4,605 in Selby (up ten), 7,376 in Harrogate (up ten), 4,061 in Hambleton (up four), 5,328 in Scarborough (up six), 2,494 in Richmondshire (up one) and 2,677 in Craven (up five).

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

That leaves the total at 577 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,218,520 (4,213,343)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 5,177 (6,040)
  • Total number UK deaths: 124,501 (124,419)
  • Daily UK deaths: 82 (158)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 11,959 (11,942)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 28,341 (28,301)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 16,987 (16,958)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 22,213,112 as of 6 March (21,796,278)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 1,122,402 as of 6 March (1,090,840)