Thursday update: 16 more coronavirus cases confirmed in York

Staff working at a Coronavirus testing centre at Temple Green Park and Ride in Leeds. Photograph: Danny Lawson / PA Wire

There were a further 16 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Thursday, 10 December).

That takes the cumulative total to 5,831 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,768.5 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 136 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 17 (14.3%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 64.1 new cases per 100,000 people (135 cases in the week to 6 December). That’s down from 69.3 in the previous seven days (146 cases in the week to 29 November).

At the University of York, there were 11 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Wednesday it has been notified of one new case.

At York St John University, there was one person self isolating due to a positive test on Wednesday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 5 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 5 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
Acomb13124.24 (44.4%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park10107.0-1 (-9.1%)
Holgate West885.44 (100.0%)
Holgate East888.03 (60.0%)
Haxby8139.35 (166.7%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood775.8-8 (-53.3%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe784.45 (250.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University662.6-3 (-33.3%)
South Bank & Dringhouses676.9-3 (-33.3%)
Huntington687.3-2 (-25.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton551.43 (150.0%)
Clifton North557.7-2 (-28.6%)
Clifton Without & Skelton558.8-7 (-58.3%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South559.52 (66.7%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham578.41 (25.0%)
York City Centre
429.7-1 (-20.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves435.0-9 (-69.2%)
Tang Hall435.3-9 (-69.2%)
Osbaldwick447.6-1 (-20.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake346.31 (50.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Strensall0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 208 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 14,204 – an infection rate of 2,281.2 cases per 100K.

There are 784 cases in Ryedale (up three), 2,252 in Selby (up 24), 3,782 in Harrogate (up 21), 1,785 in Hambleton (up four), 3,140 in Scarborough (up 35), 1,047 in Richmondshire (up five) and 1,414 in Craven (up 13).

There were three more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. We don’t know whether they were at York or Scarborough Hospitals.

That takes the total to 324 across the trust.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,787,783 (1,766,819)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 20,964 (16,578)
  • Total number UK deaths: 63,082 (62,566)
  • Daily UK deaths: 516 (533)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,831 (5,815)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 14,204 (14,099)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 10,462 (10,393)