Sunday update: Eight more coronavirus cases confirmed in York – and 31 in North Yorkshire

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There have been eight more coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Sunday, 6 September).

That takes the cumulative total to 991 – an overall infection rate of 470.5 cases per 100,000 people.

In North Yorkshire, 31 new cases were confirmed today, taking the cumulative total to 2,825 – an infection rate of 457.1 cases per 100K.

There are 147 cases in Ryedale (no change), 359 in Selby (up six), 808 in Harrogate (up nine), 345 in Hambleton (up one), 598 in Scarborough (up 13), 290 in Richmondshire (up one) and 278 in Craven (up one).

Across the country nearly 3,000 new cases were confirmed – the largest daily figure since May. Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted the rise is “concerning”.

There were no more coronavirus related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported today – the total remains at 214. The last death recorded within the trust was on 18 June.

The total includes 134 in York Hospital and 80 in Scarborough.

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

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 347,152 (344,164)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 2,988 (1,813)
  • Total number UK deaths: 41,551 (41,549)
  • Daily UK deaths: 2 (12)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 991 (983)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 2,825 (2,794)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 1,732 (1,725)