Sunday update: York’s coronavirus case rate falls again

A social distancing sign by the river in York. Photograph: YorkMix

A further nine coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Sunday, 21 March).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,116 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,752.6 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 64 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 29 (-31.2%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 32.3 new cases per 100,000 people.

The English national average is 57.1, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 109.

There have been no more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area today, and three in the last seven days (up one / 50%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 16 March:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 16 March

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
Heworth South & The Groves1087.45 (100.0%)
Strensall571.7-4 (-44.4%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park553.5-7 (-58.3%)
Acomb438.2-1 (-20.0%)
Holgate West442.7-1 (-20.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham462.82 (100.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South447.60 (0.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses451.3-2 (-33.3%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood443.3-1 (-20.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton335.3-5 (-62.5%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe322.8-3 (-50.0%)
Haxby352.21 (50.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton330.9-3 (-50.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Holgate East0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Tang Hall0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
York City Centre
0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 38 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 28,902  – an infection rate of 4,676.3 cases per 100K.

There are 1,842 cases in Ryedale (no change), 4,721 in Selby (up ten), 7,518 in Harrogate (up 11), 4,139 in Hambleton (up five), 5,399 in Scarborough (up five), 2,570 in Richmondshire (up four) and 2,713 in Craven (up three).

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

That leaves the total at 583 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: 4,296,583 (4,291,271)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 5,312 (5,587)
  • Total number UK deaths: 126,155 (126,122)
  • Daily UK deaths: 33 (96)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,116 (12,107)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 28,902 (28,864)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 17,510 (17,485)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 27,630,970 as of 20 March (26,853,407)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 2,228,772 as of 20 March (2,132,551)