Thursday update: Another 221 coronavirus cases confirmed in York

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Another 221 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Thursday, 16 December).

That takes the cumulative case total to 31,119 – giving an overall infection rate of 14,747.5 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 1,081 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 231 (27.2%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 453.1 new cases per 100,000 people (956 cases in the week to 12 December). That’s up from 404.2 in the previous seven days (853 cases in the week to 5 December).

The English national average is 540.1, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 359.6.

There were no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area reported today, and none in the last seven days (as at 16 December).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 11 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 11 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
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park72770.339 (118.2%)
Acomb68650.127 (65.9%)
Holgate West56599.422 (64.7%)
New Earswick54930.720 (58.8%)
Heworth North & Stockton52537.6-10 (-16.1%)
Huntington50734.416 (47.1%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe49591.14 (8.9%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe45338.75 (12.5%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood45495.48 (21.6%)
York City Centre39279.912 (44.4%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South37444.5-6 (-14.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham36570.4-3 (-7.7%)
South Bank & Dringhouses34428.310 (41.7%)
Heworth South & The Groves33289.68 (32.0%)
Osbaldwick33386.9-4 (-10.8%)
Clifton Without & Skelton32374.7-3 (-8.6%)
Strensall32460.9-1 (-3.0%)
Tang Hall32284.8-30 (-48.4%)
Holgate East31342.0-28 (-47.5%)
Clifton North26298.4-2 (-7.1%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake25387.50 (0.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University22225.02 (10.0%)
Wigginton19313.9-5 (-20.8%)
Haxby14244.97 (100.0%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 505 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 92,979 – an infection rate of 14,981.9 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 16 Dec 2021

Council areaNew casesTotal casesCase rateTotal deaths

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

That leaves the total at 723 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There were six coronavirus patients admitted to the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust trust on 12 December, and 42 patients in hospital on 14 December, two in ventilation beds. In the previous seven days, 45 Covid patients were admitted – up 18.

Today’s key figures: 16 Dec 2021

People tested positive:88,37678,610
Total of people tested positive in the UK:11,097,85111,010,286
Daily UK deaths:146165
Total number UK deaths:146,937146,791
Confirmed cases in York:31,11930,898
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:92,97992,474
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:53,85353,544
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 69
Total: 160,737
Daily: 77
Total: 160,668
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 77
Total: 148,479
Daily: 105
Total: 148,402
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 3,073
Total: 76,709
Daily: 1,703
Total: 73,636
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 28,067
Total: 51,360,987
Daily: 34,082
Total: 51,332,920
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 38,794
Total: 46,881,291
Daily: 37,888
Total: 46,842,497
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 745,183
Total: 25,477,345
Daily: 656,711
Total: 24,732,162