Sunday update: York coronavirus case rate falls below the national average

The vaccination centre at Askham Bar in York. Photograph: Danny Lawson / PA Wire

Another 83 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Sunday, 22 August).

That takes the cumulative case total to 19,432 – giving an overall infection rate of 9,209 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 679 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 7 (-1.0%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 316.1 new cases per 100,000 people (667 cases in the week to 18 August).

The English national average is 320.5, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 362.9.

There were no coronavirus death in the City of York Council area reported today, and two in the last seven days (as at 22 August).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 17 August:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 17 August

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 Centre44326.5-19 (-30.2%)
Acomb39372.515 (62.5%)
Heworth South & The Groves39340.83 (8.3%)
Osbaldwick33392.6-2 (-5.7%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood33357.610 (43.5%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South32380.6-4 (-11.1%)
Heworth North & Stockton31318.84 (14.8%)
Strensall31444.73 (10.7%)
Tang Hall31273.3-3 (-8.8%)
Holgate East30330.14 (15.4%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park30321.13 (11.1%)
Holgate West29309.5-2 (-6.5%)
Clifton Without & Skelton28329.1-3 (-9.7%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe27205.1-14 (-34.1%)
Huntington27392.9-4 (-12.9%)
South Bank & Dringhouses27346.13 (12.5%)
Clifton North26299.910 (62.5%)
Wigginton26426.36 (30.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University24250.3-13 (-35.1%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake23355.03 (15.0%)
Haxby21365.6-5 (-19.2%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe14168.8-4 (-22.2%)
New Earswick11191.2-9 (-45.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham11172.6-11 (-50.0%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 264 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 48,492 – an infection rate of 7,813.6 cases per 100K.

There are:

  • 3,043 cases in Ryedale (up 26) – 336.2 case rate per 100K
  • 8,115 in Selby (up 36) – 320.6
  • 12,719 in Harrogate (up 59) – 328.7
  • 6,934 in Hambleton (up 41) – 228.4
  • 8,757 in Scarborough (up 50) – 284.2
  • 4,313 in Richmondshire (up 30) – 294.1
  • 4,611 in Craven (up 22) – 252.9.

At weekends, the NHS does not issue coronavirus death figures for NHS hospital trusts.

There were four coronavirus patients admitted to the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust trust on 15 August, and 25 in the previous seven days (up 7).

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Today’s key figures

StatisticTodayYesterday
Total of people tested positive in the UK:6,492,9066,460,930
Daily total of people tested positive:32,25332,058
Daily UK deaths:49104
Total number UK deaths:131,640131,591
Confirmed cases in York:19,43219,349
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:48,49248,228
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:29,75829,564
People vaccinated in York – 1st dose63148,241 in total
People vaccinated in York – 2nd dose1,047127,070 in total
People vaccinated UK – 1st dose47,643,06447,573,794
People vaccinated UK – 2nd dose41,688,63641,496,576