Thursday update: York surpasses total of 6,000 coronavirus cases

A social distancing sign near the entrance to Dean's Park in York. Photograph: YorkMix
17 Dec 2020 @ 8.21 pm
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There were another 33 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 16 December) – taking the city’s total over the 6,000 mark.

The cumulative total is now 6,005 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,851.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 174 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 38 (27.9%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 69.3 new cases per 100,000 people (146 cases in the week to 13 December). That’s up from 66.0 in the previous seven days (139 cases in the week to 5 December).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 12 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 12 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
rolling rate
Change
York City Centre
966.85 (125.0%)
Haxby8139.30 (0.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves869.94 (100.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham8125.53 (60.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses8102.62 (33.3%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood886.71 (14.3%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park885.6-3 (-27.3%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe784.40 (0.0%)
Tang Hall761.74 (133.3%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake692.63 (100.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe645.64 (200.0%)
Holgate West664.0-3 (-33.3%)
Strensall686.14 (200.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University552.1-1 (-16.7%)
Heworth North & Stockton551.40 (0.0%)
Huntington572.8-1 (-16.7%)
Acomb438.2-9 (-69.2%)
Clifton Without & Skelton447.0-3 (-42.9%)
Holgate East444.0-4 (-50.0%)
Clifton North334.6-2 (-40.0%)
New Earswick352.21 (50.0%)
Osbaldwick0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 81 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 14,911 – an infection rate of 2,412.6 cases per 100K.

There are 821 cases in Ryedale (up five), 2,367 in Selby (up 16), 3,928 in Harrogate (up 11), 1,842 in Hambleton (up six), 3,373 in Scarborough (up 32), 1,108 in Richmondshire (up one) and 1,472 in Craven (up ten).

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

That leaves the total at 336 across the trust.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,948,660 (1,913,277)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 35,383 (25,161)
  • Total number UK deaths: 66,052 (65,520)
  • Daily UK deaths: 532 (612)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 6,005 (5,972)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 14,911 (14,830)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 10,958 (10,885)