Sunday update: A 50% increase in positive coronavirus tests in York

A keep left sign near York Minster. Photograph: YorkMix
20 Dec 2020 @ 7.13 pm
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There were 49 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Sunday, 20 December).

It takes the cumulative total to 6,119 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,905.3 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 220 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 74 (50.7%) week on week.

The latest validated data shows a coronavirus rate in York of 69.8 in the seven days to 14 December.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 15 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 15 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
York City Centre
15111.310 (200.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves14122.38 (133.3%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham13204.08 (160.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood11119.24 (57.1%)
Holgate East10110.04 (66.7%)
Acomb986.0-3 (-25.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe968.47 (350.0%)
Strensall9129.17 (350.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe784.41 (16.7%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake7108.02 (40.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University773.03 (75.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton670.51 (20.0%)
Haxby6104.50 (0.0%)
Holgate West664.0-1 (-14.3%)
Huntington687.31 (20.0%)
New Earswick6104.33 (100.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South671.44 (200.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park664.2-5 (-45.5%)
Heworth North & Stockton551.42 (66.7%)
Osbaldwick559.5-1 (-16.7%)
South Bank & Dringhouses564.1-3 (-37.5%)
Tang Hall544.11 (25.0%)
Wigginton465.62 (100.0%)
Clifton North0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 113 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 15,198 – an infection rate of 2,459 cases per 100K.

There are 842 cases in Ryedale (up 11), 2,410 in Selby (up 20), 3,967 in Harrogate (up 13), 1,872 in Hambleton (up ten), 3,475 in Scarborough (up 33), 1,130 in Richmondshire (up ten) and 1,502 in Craven (up 16).

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

That leaves the total at 345 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: 2,040,147 (2,004,219)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 35,928 (27,052)
  • Total number UK deaths: 67,401 (67,075)
  • Daily UK deaths: 326 (534)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 6,119 (6,070)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 15,198 (15,085)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 11,161 (11,119)