Thursday update: Two more coronavirus deaths at York Hospital

A sign on a business window in Shambles, York. Photograph: YorkMix

There were two more Covid-19 related deaths at York Hospital reported today (Thursday, 5 November)

And another 59 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the city.

This takes the cumulative total to 3,984 – giving an overall infection rate of 1,891.6 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 395 positive Covid-19 tests in York – which is down by 122 (-23.6%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 184.2 new cases per 100,000 people, as at 1 November.

At the University of York, there were 66 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Wednesday it has been notified of 5 new cases, included in that figure.

At York St John University there were 22 people self isolating due to a positive test on Wednesday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 31 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 31 October

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
AreaCases7 day
rolling rate
Fulford, Heslington & University42438.0-38 (-47.5%)
York City Centre
32237.5-2 (-5.9%)
Strensall26373.012 (85.7%)
Acomb24229.24 (20.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves24209.7-14 (-36.8%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood24260.05 (26.3%)
Clifton Without & Skelton19223.3-8 (-29.6%)
Holgate West19202.8-3 (-13.6%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe18136.7-15 (-45.5%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park18192.7-8 (-30.8%)
Osbaldwick15178.5-9 (-37.5%)
Tang Hall15132.2-14 (-48.3%)
Huntington14203.73 (27.3%)
Wigginton14229.5-1 (-6.7%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe13156.72 (18.2%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South13154.6-26 (-66.7%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake10154.3-7 (-41.2%)
Heworth North & Stockton10102.8-7 (-41.2%)
New Earswick10173.9-5 (-33.3%)
Haxby7121.91 (16.7%)
Holgate East777.0-8 (-53.3%)
South Bank & Dringhouses789.7-12 (-63.2%)
Clifton North557.7-24 (-82.8%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0 No information0 No informationNo information

In North Yorkshire, there were 259 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 9,113 – an infection rate of 1,474.5 cases per 100K.

There are 486 cases in Ryedale (up 10), 1,431 in Selby (up 37), 2,719 in Harrogate (up 96), 1,262 in Hambleton (up 36), 1,515 in Scarborough (up 51), 755 in Richmondshire (up 22) and 945 in Craven (up seven).

There were three more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today – two at York Hospital and one at Scarborough.

That takes the total to 237. We don’t have an up-to-date breakdown of that figure between York and Scarborough Hospitals.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,123,197 (1,099,059)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 24,141 (25,177)
  • Total number UK deaths: 48,120 (47,742)
  • Daily UK deaths: 378 (492)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 3,984 (3,925)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 9,113 (8,854)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 5,871 (5,671)