Sunday update: York records largest number of new coronavirus cases in a single day since May

Social distancing signs near Shambles. Photograph: YorkMix

There have been 17 more cases of coronavirus confirmed in York today (Sunday, 13 September).

It’s the largest rise in cases on a single day since 14 May, when 21 new cases were recorded.

That takes the cumulative total to 1,044 – giving an overall infection rate of 495.7 cases per 100,000 people.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 23.3 new cases per 100,000 people (49 cases in the week to 10 September). That’s up from 15.2 in the previous seven days (32 cases in the week to 3 September).

In North Yorkshire, 30 new cases were confirmed today, taking the cumulative total to 3,044 – an infection rate of 492.5 cases per 100K.

There are 155 cases in Ryedale (up three), 411 in Selby (up seven), 869 in Harrogate (up two), 366 in Hambleton (up nine), 645 in Scarborough (up seven), 297 in Richmondshire (up one) and 301 in Craven (up one).

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: 368,504 (365,174)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 3,330 (3,497)
  • Total number UK deaths: 41,628 (41,623)
  • Daily UK deaths: 5 (9)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 1,044 (1,027)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 3,044 (3,014)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 1,784 (1,777)