Thursday update: York positive coronavirus tests drop by more than a third in a week

A social distancing sign at York Station. Photograph: Richard McDougall

Another three coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Thursday, 1 April).

It takes the cumulative total to 12,201 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,793 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 41 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 25 (-37.9%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 29.0 new cases per 100,000 people (61 cases in the week to 28 March). That’s down from 30.9 in the previous seven days (65 cases in the week to 21 March).

The English national average is 54.2, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 111.1.

There was one more coronavirus-related death in the York council area today, and one in the last seven days (down one / -50%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 27 March:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 27 March

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
rolling rate
Holgate West885.44 (100.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University662.64 (200.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood665.02 (50.0%)
Holgate East555.0-1 (-16.7%)
Osbaldwick559.53 (150.0%)
York City Centre
537.13 (150.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton441.11 (33.3%)
Huntington343.71 (50.0%)
Acomb0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth South & The Groves0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Strensall0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Tang Hall0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 46 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 29,279  – an infection rate of 4,737.3 cases per 100K.

There are 1,858 cases in Ryedale (up one), 4,835 in Selby (up 11), 7,583 in Harrogate (up two), 4,175 in Hambleton (up eight), 5,477 in Scarborough (up 17), 2,591 in Richmondshire (up one) and 2,760 in Craven (up six).

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. There have been no new deaths in the trust since Friday, 19 March.

That leaves the total at 583 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: 4,350,266 (4,345,788)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 4,479 (4,052)
  • Total number UK deaths: 126,764 (126,713)
  • Daily UK deaths: 51 (43)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,201 (12,198)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 29,279 (29,233)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 17,798 (17,767)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 31,147,444 as of 31 March (30,905,538)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 4,513,458 as of 31 March (4,108,536)