Sunday update: Seven areas of York now have 20+ coronavirus cases

A Covid-19 test prepared for analysis in the laboratory at Whiston Hospital in Merseyside. Photograph: Peter Byrne / PA Wire
27 Dec 2020 @ 6.22 pm
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A further 54 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Sunday, 27 December).

It takes the cumulative total to 6,668 – giving an overall infection rate of 3,165.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 549 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 329 (149.5%) week on week.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 22 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 22 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
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood36385.430 (500.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park36385.430 (500.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham30470.717 (130.8%)
Acomb25238.816 (177.8%)
York City Centre
23170.78 (53.3%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe22265.215 (214.3%)
Clifton Without & Skelton20235.114 (233.3%)
Holgate West19202.813 (216.7%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South19226.013 (216.7%)
Heworth South & The Groves18157.33 (20.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton17174.812 (240.0%)
Huntington17247.411 (183.3%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake16247.09 (128.6%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe16121.56 (60.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses14179.59 (180.0%)
Osbaldwick13154.78 (160.0%)
Clifton North12138.410 (500.0%)
Wigginton12196.88 (200.0%)
Strensall11157.82 (22.2%)
Haxby10174.14 (66.7%)
New Earswick8139.12 (33.3%)
Tang Hall870.53 (60.0%)
Holgate East777.0-3 (-30.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University552.1-2 (-28.6%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 115 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 16,403 – an infection rate of 2,654 cases per 100K.

There are 942 cases in Ryedale (up six), 2,585 in Selby (up 19), 4,176 in Harrogate (up 19), 2,126 in Hambleton (up 34), 3,748 in Scarborough (up 15), 1,240 in Richmondshire (up 13) and 1,586 in Craven (up nine).

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

That takes the total to 364 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: 2,288,345 (2,256,005)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 30,501 (34,693)
  • Total number UK deaths: 70,752 (70,405)
  • Daily UK deaths: 316 (210)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 6,668 (6,614)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 16,403 (16,288)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 11,777 (11,706)