Tuesday update: 242 new coronavirus cases confirmed in York and North Yorkshire

Shoppers on Coney Street in York in October. Photograph: YorkMix

There were 95 new coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Tuesday, 13 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 2,190 – giving an overall infection rate of 1,039.8 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 491 positive Covid-19 tests in York – which is up by 64 (15.0%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 246.4 new cases per 100,000 people (519 cases in the week to 10 October). That’s up from 175.7 in the previous seven days (370 cases in the week to 3 October).

At the University of York, there were 247 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test on Tuesday, up from 220 the day before.

At York St John University there were 67 people self isolating due to a positive test on Monday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 9 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 3 - 9 October

Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases by Middle Super Output Area. Source
Fulford, Heslington & University78
York City Centre
Tang Hall30
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe29
Heworth South & The Groves29
Rawcliffe & Clifton South22
Heworth North & Stockton21
Clifton Without & Skelton18
Holgate West15
Clifton North
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham13
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood13
Holgate East11
New Earswick11
South Bank & Dringhouses10
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park10
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe7
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake6

In North Yorkshire, there were 147 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 5,075 – an infection rate of 844.9 cases per 100K.

There are 287 cases in Ryedale (up 12), 744 in Selby (up 30), 1,473 in Harrogate (up 37), 675 in Hambleton (up 26), 954 in Scarborough (up 16), 482 in Richmondshire (up 10) and 607 in Craven (up 16).

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

That leaves the total at 219: 138 in York Hospital and 81 in Scarborough.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 634,920 (617,688)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 17,234 (13,972)
  • Total number UK deaths: 43,018 (42,875)
  • Daily UK deaths: 143 (50)
  • Daily deaths in Yorkshire and the Humber: 11 (10)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 2,190 (2,095)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 5,222 (5,075)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 2,817 (2,756)