Thursday update: Another coronavirus death in York NHS Trust – but case rate falls to 12

A sign at the corner of Piccadilly in York. Photograph: YorkMix

There were six coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Thursday, 8 April).

It takes the cumulative total to 12,225 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,804.3 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 24 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 17 (-41.5%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 12.3 new cases per 100,000 people (26 cases in the week to 4 April). That’s down from 29.0 in the previous seven days (61 cases in the week to 28 March).

The English national average is 37, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 75.5.

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area today, and one in the last seven days (no change).

The latest figures show 72,684 of people 50 or over in York – or 96.3% – had been given one dose of the vaccine by 4 April.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 3 April:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 3 April

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 Road & Clementhorpe645.64 (200.0%)
Holgate West553.4-3 (-37.5%)
South Bank & Dringhouses564.13 (150.0%)
Acomb0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth North & Stockton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth South & The Groves0-2 (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
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Strensall0-2 (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
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 26 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 29,429  – an infection rate of 4,761.6 cases per 100K.

There are 1,867 cases in Ryedale (up one), 4,869 in Selby (up five), 7,608 in Harrogate (up five), 4,184 in Hambleton (no change), 5,519 in Scarborough (up five), 2,602 in Richmondshire (up three) and 2,780 in Craven (up seven).

There was one more coronavirus-related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. It is the first death since Friday, 2 April.

That takes the total to 585 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: 4,370,321 (4,367,291)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 3,030 (2,763)
  • Total number UK deaths: 126,980 (126,927)
  • Daily UK deaths: 53 (45)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,225 (12,219)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 29,429 (29,403)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 17,915 (17,892)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 31,807,124 as of 7 April (31,707,594)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 6,091,905 as of 7 April (5,683,509)