Tuesday update: No coronavirus deaths reported in York for the second day running

An ambulance pulls in to York Hospital. Photograph: YorkMix

There have been no coronavirus-related deaths in York for the second day running.

Figures from NHS England released today (Tuesday, 26 May) show an unchanged total of 201 lost lives, up to 5pm yesterday.

Of these deaths, 122 were in York Hospital, and 79 in Scarborough.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in York now stands at 449 – which is two more than yesterday, but takes the total back up to that reported on Sunday.

It gives an infection rate in the city of 213.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In North Yorkshire the number of cases has gone up to 1,279 – that’s seven more than yesterday, or six more than reported on Sunday.

This gives an infection rate for the county of 208.1 cases per 100K. There are 79 cases in Ryedale (up one), 135 in Selby (no change), 290 in Harrogate (up five) and 305 in Scarborough (no change).

Here are some of the key figures (yesterday’s numbers in brackets):

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 265,227 (261,184)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 2,004 (1,625)
  • Total number UK deaths: 37,048 (36,914)
  • Daily UK deaths: 134 (121)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 449 (447)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 1,279 (1,272)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 886 (884)