Thursday update: York’s coronavirus rate drops to 38.5

The window of White Stuff in Coney Street, York. Photograph: YorkMix

A further 13 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Thursday, 18 March).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,081 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,736 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 65 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 47 (-42%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 38.5 new cases per 100,000 people (81 cases in the week to 14 March). That’s down from 52.2 in the previous seven days (110 cases in the week to 7 March).

The English national average is 58.3, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 107.6.

There have been no more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area, and two in the last seven days (down one / 33.3%).

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

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 13 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
Heworth South & The Groves1087.46 (150.0%)
Strensall9129.11 (12.5%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park996.35 (125.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe753.20 (0.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton670.5-5 (-45.5%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South559.53 (150.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton441.1-5 (-55.6%)
Holgate West442.70 (0.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham462.82 (100.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses451.3-3 (-42.9%)
Tang Hall435.32 (100.0%)
Acomb328.7-5 (-62.5%)
Fulford, Heslington & University331.31 (50.0%)
Haxby352.20 (0.0%)
New Earswick352.2-6 (-66.7%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Holgate East0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
York City Centre
0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 41 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 28,797  – an infection rate of 4,659.3 cases per 100K.

There are 1,833 cases in Ryedale (up three), 4,704 in Selby (up 13), 7,490 in Harrogate (up 12), 4,127 in Hambleton (up two), 5,379 in Scarborough (up five), 2,561 in Richmondshire (up five) and 2,703 in Craven (up one).

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

That leaves the total at 581 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: 4,280,882 (4,274,579)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 6,303 (5,758)
  • Total number UK deaths: 125,926 (125,831)
  • Daily UK deaths: 95 (141)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,094 (12,081)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 28,797 (28,756)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 17,406 (17,357)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 25,735,472 as of 17 March (25,273,226)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 1,879,054 as of 17 March (1,759,445)