Thursday update: One further coronavirus death in York and 73 new cases

There were 73 new coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Thursday, 8 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 1,838 – giving an overall infection rate of 872.7 cases per 100,000 people.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 198.9 new cases per 100,000 people (419 cases in the week to 5 October). That’s up from 90.7 in the previous seven days (191 cases in the week to 28 September).

At the University of York, there are now 144 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test on Thursday – up from 135 the day before.

At York St John University there are 74 people self isolating due to a positive test on Tuesday – up from 63 the day before.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 4 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 28 September-4 October

Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases by Middle Super Output Area. Source
Fulford, Heslington & University54
York City Centre
Heworth South & The Groves29
Tang Hall29
Holgate East24
South Bank & Dringhouses21
Clifton Without & Skelton20
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe19
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham17
Rawcliffe & Clifton South17
Clifton North
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood14
Heworth North & Stockton13
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park13
Holgate West10
New Earswick8
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe6
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake6

In North Yorkshire, there were 133 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 4,661 – an infection rate of 754.1 cases per 100K.

There are 252 cases in Ryedale (up eight), 654 in Selby (up 21), 1,302 in Harrogate (up 48), 594 in Hambleton (up 30), 869 in Scarborough (up 14), 441 in Richmondshire (up nine) and 549 in Craven (corrected figure).

There was one more coronavirus related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported today – at York Hospital.

That takes the total to 216: 136 in York Hospital and 80 in Scarborough.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 561,815 (544,275)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 17,540 (14,162)
  • Total number UK deaths: 42,592 (42,515)
  • Daily UK deaths: 77 (70)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 1,838 (1,765)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 4,661 (4,528)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 2,538 (2,478)