Thursday update: Eight more coronavirus deaths at York NHS Trust

Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Eight more people have died after contracting coronavirus in the York NHS Trust, the latest figures showed today (Thursday, 26 November).

And another 29 coronavirus cases were confirmed today in York.

The latest cases take the cumulative total to 5,576 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,647.4 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 231 positive Covid-19 tests in York – a decrease of 776 (77.1%) week on week. That drop is exceptional as it is comes in the week after 702 tests were added to the total on 16 November due to a recalibration of the weekly figures.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 126.8 new cases per 100,000 people (267 cases in the week to 22 November). That’s down from 173.3 in the previous seven days (365 cases in the week to 15 November).

At the University of York, there were 47 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Wednesday it has been notified of seven new cases, included in that figure.

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

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 21 November:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 21 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
Clifton Without & Skelton26305.611 (73.3%)
Fulford, Heslington & University25260.7-17 (-40.5%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe17129.1-15 (-46.9%)
Holgate West17181.41 (6.2%)
York City Centre
17126.24 (30.8%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood15162.53 (25.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park15160.6-1 (-6.2%)
Acomb14133.7-4 (-22.2%)
Clifton North14161.5-3 (-17.6%)
Holgate East14154.0-7 (-33.3%)
Heworth South & The Groves13113.66 (85.7%)
Heworth North & Stockton11113.10 (0.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham11172.6-6 (-35.3%)
Osbaldwick9107.1-1 (-10.0%)
Strensall9129.1-4 (-30.8%)
Huntington8116.4-10 (-55.6%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake7108.04 (133.3%)
Haxby7121.90 (0.0%)
Tang Hall761.7-12 (-63.2%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South671.4-2 (-25.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses676.9-4 (-40.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe448.2-8 (-66.7%)
Wigginton465.6-18 (-81.8%)
New Earswick352.21 (50.0%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 116 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 12,956 – an infection rate of 2,096.3 cases per 100K.

There are 703 cases in Ryedale (up 13), 2,052 in Selby (up 26), 3,500 in Harrogate (up 23), 1,675 in Hambleton (up 12), 2,808 in Scarborough (up 21), 960 in Richmondshire (up 13) and 1,250 in Craven (up eight).

There were eight more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. We don’t have individual numbers between York and Scarborough Hospitals

That takes the total to 288.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,574,562 (1,557,007)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 17,555 (18,213)
  • Total number UK deaths: 57,031 (56,533)
  • Daily UK deaths: 498 (696)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,576 (5,547)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 12,956 (12,840)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 9,495 (9,362)