Tuesday update: 22 more coronavirus cases in York, but trend continues down

Sir Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of the NHS, watches as a nurse administers a Pfizer/BioNTech Covif-19 vaccine jab to Frank Naderer, 82, at Guy's Hospital in London on the day the immunisation programme began. Photograph: Victoria Jones / PA Wire

There were another 22 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Tuesday, 8 December).

That takes the cumulative total to 5,796 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,751.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 137 positive Covid-19 tests in York – a decrease of four (2.8%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 58.4 new cases per 100,000 people (123 cases in the week to 4 December). That’s down from 82.6 in the previous seven days (174 cases in the week to 27 November).

At the University of York, there were nine individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Monday it has been notified of one new case.

At York St John University, there were no people self isolating due to a positive test on Monday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 3 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 3 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
Fulford, Heslington & University10104.3-2 (-16.7%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park10107.01 (11.1%)
Clifton Without & Skelton9105.8-3 (-25.0%)
Acomb876.4-6 (-42.9%)
Clifton North892.32 (33.3%)
Huntington8116.43 (60.0%)
Haxby7121.93 (75.0%)
Tang Hall761.7-4 (-36.4%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood775.8-12 (-63.2%)
South Bank & Dringhouses676.9-2 (-25.0%)
Holgate West553.4-5 (-50.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South559.51 (25.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe448.22 (100.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake461.72 (100.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves435.0-12 (-75.0%)
Holgate East444.0-5 (-55.6%)
Osbaldwick447.6-3 (-42.9%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham462.8-3 (-42.9%)
Heworth North & Stockton330.91 (50.0%)
Strensall343.0-8 (-72.7%)
York City Centre
322.3-11 (-78.6%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 61 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 13,996 – an infection rate of 2,264.5 cases per 100K.

There are 772 cases in Ryedale (up two), 2,210 in Selby (up 14), 3,741 in Harrogate (up 16), 1,779 in Hambleton (up five), 3,077 in Scarborough (up 16), 1,029 in Richmondshire (up two) and 1,388 in Craven (up six).

There were three more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. We don’t know whether they were at York or Scarborough Hospitals

That takes the total to 317 across the trust.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,750,241 (1,737,960)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 12,282 (14,718)
  • Total number UK deaths: 62,033 (61,434)
  • Daily UK deaths: 616 (189)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,796 (5,774)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 13,996 (13,935)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 10,328 (10,295)