Tuesday update: Six more coronavirus deaths in the York NHS Trust

A sign outside an entrance to St Peter's School, York. Photograph: YorkMix

There were another six deaths reported at York NHS Trust today (Tuesday, 15 December).

And a further 27 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York.

That takes the cumulative total to 5,945 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,822.6 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 149 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 12 (8.8%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 65.5 new cases per 100,000 people (138 cases in the week to 11 December). That’s up from 61.2 in the previous seven days (129 cases in the week to 4 December).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 10 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 10 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
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe10120.56 (150.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park10107.0-1 (-9.1%)
Haxby9156.72 (28.6%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood997.52 (28.6%)
Acomb876.40 (0.0%)
Holgate West885.42 (33.3%)
Heworth South & The Groves761.23 (75.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham7109.82 (40.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses789.70 (0.0%)
York City Centre
751.94 (133.3%)
Holgate East666.02 (50.0%)
Huntington687.3-2 (-25.0%)
Tang Hall652.9-1 (-14.3%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe538.03 (150.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton441.11 (33.3%)
Osbaldwick447.60 (0.0%)
Strensall457.41 (33.3%)
Clifton North334.6-5 (-62.5%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake346.3-1 (-25.0%)
New Earswick352.21 (50.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 92 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 14,654 – an infection rate of 2,371 cases per 100K.

There are 813 cases in Ryedale (up five), 2,327 in Selby (up 13), 3,881 in Harrogate (up 18), 1,825 in Hambleton (up 11), 3,282 in Scarborough (up 37), 1,077 in Richmondshire (up one) and 1,449 in Craven (up seven).

There were six more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. We don’t have a breakdown between York Hospital and Scarborough.

That leaves the total at 334 across the trust.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,888,116 (1,869,666)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 18,450 (20,263)
  • Total number UK deaths: 64,908 (64,402)
  • Daily UK deaths: 506 (232)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,945 (5,918)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 14,654 (14,562)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 10,840 (10,672)