Thursday update: York coronavirus rate more than halves in two weeks

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

Another 19 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Thursday, 18 February).

It takes the cumulative total to 11,641 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,527.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 153 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – a decrease of 84 (-35.4%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 80.2 new cases per 100,000 people (169 cases in the week to 14 February). That’s down from 120.6 in the previous seven days (254 cases in the week to 7 February).

That’s down from 184.2 just two weeks ago.

The English national average is 137.8, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 152.

There have been two more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area, and 18 in the last seven days (up two / 12.5%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 13 February:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 13 February

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.
AreaCase7 day
rolling rate
Change
Clifton North15173.02 (15.4%)
Holgate East14154.01 (7.7%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South14166.56 (75.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park12128.50 (0.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake11169.87 (175.0%)
Holgate West10106.7-5 (-33.3%)
Osbaldwick10119.0-8 (-44.4%)
Heworth North & Stockton992.6-5 (-35.7%)
Heworth South & The Groves978.6-5 (-35.7%)
York City Centre
966.8-10 (-52.6%)
Strensall8114.80 (0.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood886.7-2 (-20.0%)
Huntington7101.9-8 (-53.3%)
Acomb657.3-10 (-62.5%)
Clifton Without & Skelton670.5-7 (-53.8%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe538.0-3 (-37.5%)
Fulford, Heslington & University552.1-10 (-66.7%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham578.4-1 (-16.7%)
New Earswick469.5-14 (-77.8%)
Tang Hall435.3-15 (-78.9%)
Wigginton465.6-1 (-20.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe336.2-9 (-75.0%)
Haxby0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 79 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 27,458  – an infection rate of 4,442.7 cases per 100K.

There are 1,745 cases in Ryedale (up ten), 4,451 in Selby (up ten), 7,112 in Harrogate (up 26), 3,932 in Hambleton (up 11), 5,216 in Scarborough (up 11), 2,388 in Richmondshire (up five) and 2,614 in Craven (up six).

There were three more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

That takes the total to 559 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,083,242 (4,071,185)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 12,057 (12,718)
  • Total number UK deaths: 119,387 (118,933)
  • Daily UK deaths: 454 (738)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 11,641 (11,622)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 27,458 (27,379)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 16,256 (16,192)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 16,423,082 as of 17 February (15,940,972)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 573,724 as of 17 February (558,577)