Thursday update: York coronavirus case rate rises above national average

A vaccination clinic sign at Burnholme Sports Centre, York. Photograph: YorkMix

A further 550 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Thursday, 30 December).

That takes the cumulative case total to 36,164 – giving an overall infection rate of 17,138.4 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 3,270 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 1,495 (84.2%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 1,247.3 new cases per 100,000 people (2,632 cases in the week to 26 December).

The English national average is 1,229.9, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 924.3.

There was one coronavirus death in the City of York Council area reported today, and six in the last seven days (as at 30 December).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 25 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 25 December

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
York City Centre1601148.466 (70.2%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe1481114.041 (70.7%)
Tang Hall1411254.847 (50.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton1381426.840 (40.8%)
Clifton Without & Skelton1351580.854 (66.7%)
Heworth South & The Groves1271114.637 (41.1%)
Clifton North1201377.466 (122.2%)
Holgate West1161241.746 (65.7%)
Acomb1161109.037 (46.8%)
South Bank & Dringhouses1131423.559 (109.3%)
Holgate East1131246.637 (48.7%)
Strensall1101584.359 (115.7%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe1101327.166 (150.0%)
Wigginton1091800.869 (172.5%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South1051261.434 (47.9%)
Osbaldwick991160.747 (90.4%)
Fulford, Heslington & University991012.541 (70.7%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham921457.840 (76.9%)
Huntington901322.038 (73.1%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood88968.732 (57.1%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park86920.122 (34.4%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake761178.143 (130.3%)
Haxby731277.148 (192.0%)
New Earswick681172.021 (44.7%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 1,263 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 103,867 – an infection rate of 16,736.3 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 30 Dec 2021

Council areaNew casesTotal casesCase rateTotal deaths

There were seven coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today – covering the period 25-29 December.

That takes the total to 739 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There were seven coronavirus patients admitted to the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust trust on 19 December, and 42 patients in hospital on 21 December, one in a ventilation bed. In the previous seven days, 36 Covid patients were admitted – down nine.

Today’s key figures: 30 Dec 2021

People tested positive:189,213183,037
Total of people tested positive in the UK:12,748,05012,559,926
Daily UK deaths:33257
Total number UK deaths:148,421148,089
Confirmed cases in York:36,16435,614
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:103,867102,604
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:59,74458,999
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 96
Total: 162,101
Daily: 85
Total: 162,005
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 82
Total: 150,110
Daily: 84
Total: 150,028
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 1,262
Total: 110,448
Daily: 1,256
Total: 109,186
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 32,607
Total: 51,738,013
Daily: 23,859
Total: 51,705,406
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 43,766
Total: 47,368,074
Daily: 29,534
Total: 47,324,308
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 435,293
Total: 33,527,184
Daily: 325,087
Total: 33,091,891