Thursday update: Positive coronavirus test rates rise in York

The hands, face, space flags on Davygate. Photograph: YorkMix

A further ten coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Thursday, 27 May).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,384 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,879.8 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 40 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 18 (81.8%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 14.2 new cases per 100,000 people (30 cases in the week to 23 May). That’s up from 12.8 in the previous seven days (27 cases in the week to 16 May).

The English national average is 23.6, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 37.5.

There have been no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area in the last seven days.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 22 May:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 22 May

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
Heworth South & The Groves435.02 (100.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton330.91 (50.0%)
New Earswick352.21 (50.0%)
York City Centre
322.31 (50.0%)
Holgate East0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Acomb0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Holgate West0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Strensall0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Tang Hall0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 20 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 30,230 – an infection rate of 4,891.2 cases per 100K.

There are 1,894 cases in Ryedale (no change), 5,222 in Selby (up three), 7,751 in Harrogate (up five), 4,233 in Hambleton (up one), 5,625 in Scarborough (up six), 2,652 in Richmondshire (up one) and 2,853 in Craven (up four).

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

That leaves the total at 591 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). The last death reported at the trust was on 21 April.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,473,677 (4,470,297)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 3,542 (3,180)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,758 (127,748)
  • Daily UK deaths: 10 (9)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,384 (12,374)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 30,230 (30,210)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,533 (18,522)
  • People vaccinated in York on 26 May – 1st dose: 274 (115,317 in total)
  • People vaccinated in York on 26 May – 2nd dose: 1,255 (73,086 in total)
  • People vaccinated UK – 1st dose: 38,614,683 as of 26 May (38,378,564)
  • People vaccinated UK – 2nd dose: 24,043,956 as of 26 May (23,616,498)