Tuesday update: More than 100 new coronavirus cases confirmed in York

Testing for Covid-19. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

There were 116 new coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Tuesday, 6 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 1,699 – giving an overall infection rate of 806.7 cases per 100,000 people.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 165.2 new cases per 100,000 people (348 cases in the week to 3 October). That’s up from 65.5 in the previous seven days (138 cases in the week to 26 September).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 2 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 26 September-2 October

Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases by Middle Super Output Area. Source
Fulford, Heslington & University27
Heworth South & The Groves22
Holgate East21
Clifton Without & Skelton19
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham18
York City Centre
Tang Hall16
Heworth North & Stockton14
South Bank & Dringhouses13
Clifton North
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood11
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park11
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe10
Holgate West10
Rawcliffe & Clifton South9
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe8
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake8
New Earswick7

In North Yorkshire, there are 137 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 4,457 – an infection rate of 721.1 cases per 100K.

There are 241 cases in Ryedale (up 18), 624 in Selby (up 17), 1,230 in Harrogate (up 34), 564 in Hambleton (up 16), 847 in Scarborough (up 18), 426 in Richmondshire (up ten) and 525 in Craven (up 24).

As we reported earlier, there was one more coronavirus related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported today – at York Hospital.

That takes the total to 215. The previous last death recorded within the trust was on 18 June.

The total includes 135 in York Hospital and 80 in Scarborough.

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

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 530,113 (515,571)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 14,542 (12,594)
  • Total number UK deaths: 42,445 (42,369)
  • Daily UK deaths: 76 (19)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 1,699 (1,583)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 4,457 (4,320)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 2,424 (2,344)