Thursday update: 17 more coronavirus cases in York

A social distancing sign on Goodramgate. Photograph: YorkMix

There were another 17 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Thursday, 3 December).

That takes the cumulative total to 5,695 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,703.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 119 positive Covid-19 tests in York – a decrease of 112 (48.5%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 68.4 new cases per 100,000 people (144 cases in the week to 29 November). That’s down from 126.8 in the previous seven days (267 cases in the week to 22 November).

At the University of York, there were 36 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Monday it has been notified of three new cases.

At York St John University, there were two people self isolating due to a positive test on Wednesday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 28 November:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 28 November

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
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood15162.50 (0.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves13113.60 (0.0%)
Tang Hall13114.66 (85.7%)
Clifton Without & Skelton12141.0-14 (-53.8%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe1183.5-6 (-35.3%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park11117.7-4 (-26.7%)
Acomb986.0-5 (-35.7%)
Fulford, Heslington & University993.8-16 (-64.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses9115.43 (50.0%)
Strensall9129.10 (0.0%)
Clifton North780.7-7 (-50.0%)
Huntington7101.9-1 (-12.5%)
Holgate East555.0-9 (-64.3%)
Osbaldwick559.5-4 (-44.4%)
York City Centre
537.1-12 (-70.6%)
Holgate West442.7-13 (-76.5%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham462.8-7 (-63.6%)
Wigginton465.60 (0.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South335.73 (-50.0%)
Haxby352.2-4 (-57.1%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Heworth North & Stockton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 107 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 13,576 – an infection rate of 2,196.6 cases per 100K.

There are 744 cases in Ryedale (up five), 2,151 in Selby (up 20), 3,635 in Harrogate (up 45), 1,741 in Hambleton (up 11), 2,960 in Scarborough (up 33), 1,003 in Richmondshire (up eight) and 1,342 in Craven (up 10).

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

It takes the total to 309.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,674,134 (1,659,256)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 14,879 (16,170)
  • Total number UK deaths: 60,113 (59,699)
  • Daily UK deaths: 414 (648)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,695 (5,678)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 13,576 (13,469)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 10,027 (9,925)