Thursday update: 54 more coronavirus cases in York

NHS staff carry out coronavirus tests at a facility in Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Another 54 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Thursday, 19 November).

This takes the cumulative total to 5,345 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,537.8 cases per 100,000 people.

Due to the adjusted count methods, in the last seven days 1,007 positive Covid-19 tests have been added to the total in York – a rise of 653 (+184.5%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 173.3 new cases per 100,000 people (365 cases in the week to 15 November). That’s down from 179.9 in the previous seven days (379 cases in the week to 8 November).

At the University of York, there were 46 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, included in that figure.

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

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 14 November:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 14 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
Fulford, Heslington & University42438.07 (20.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe32243.011 (52.4%)
Wigginton22360.74 (22.2%)
Holgate East21231.0-1 (-4.5%)
Tang Hall19167.5-1 (-5.0%)
Acomb18171.9-8 (-30.8%)
Huntington18261.96 (50.0%)
Clifton North17196.110 (142.9%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham17266.712 (240.0%)
Holgate West16170.80 (0.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park16171.3-2 (-11.1%)
Clifton Without & Skelton15176.3-2 (-11.8%)
Strensall13186.52 (18.2%)
York City Centre
1396.5-24 (-64.9%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe12144.6-8 (-40.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood12130.0-5 (-29.4%)
Heworth North & Stockton11113.11 (10.0%)
Osbaldwick10119.06 (150.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses10128.2-7 (-41.2%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South895.2-2 (-20.0%)
Haxby7121.9-4 (-36.4%)
Heworth South & The Groves761.2-16 (-69.6%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake346.3-7 (-70.0%)
New Earswick0 *Data suppressed to protect the privacy of individuals and prevent disclosure.0 *Data suppressed to protect the privacy of individuals and prevent disclosure.0 *Data suppressed to protect the privacy of individuals and prevent disclosure.

In North Yorkshire, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases went up by 226, taking the cumulative total to 12,035 – an infection rate of 1,947.2 cases per 100K.

There are 639 cases in Ryedale (up 17), 1,890 in Selby (up 48), 3,313 in Harrogate (up 59), 1,565 in Hambleton (up 22), 2,565 in Scarborough (up 46), 881 in Richmondshire (up 17) and 1,182 in Craven (up 17).

There were two more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. Both were at Scarborough Hospital.

That takes the total at 263. We don’t have an up-to-date breakdown of that figure between York and Scarborough Hospitals.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,453,256 (1,430,341)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 22,915 (19,609)
  • Total number UK deaths: 53,775 (53,274)
  • Daily UK deaths: 501 (529)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,345 (5,291)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 12,035 (11,809)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 8,644 (8,469)