Tuesday update: Two more coronavirus cases confirmed in York

St Helen's Square last August. Photograph: YorkMix

There were two more coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Tuesday, 25 August).

That takes the cumulative total in the city to 955 – a cumulative infection rate of 453.4 cases per 100,000 people.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 7.1 new cases per 100,000 people (15 cases in the week to 22 August). That’s up from 3.8 in the previous seven days (eight cases in the week to 15 August).

In North Yorkshire there were six new cases confirmed today, taking the total to 2,694 – an infection rate of 435.9 cases per 100K.

There are 142 cases in Ryedale (up one), 332 in Selby (no change), 764 in Harrogate (up two), 325 in Hambleton (up one), 571 in Scarborough (up one), 286 in Richmondshire (up one) and 274 in Craven (no change).

There were no more coronavirus related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported today – the total remains at 214. The last death recorded within the trust was on 18 June.

The total includes 134 in York Hospital and 80 in Scarborough.

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

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 327,798 (326,614)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 1,184 (853)
  • Total number UK deaths: 41,449 (41,433)
  • Daily UK deaths: 16 (4)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 955 (953)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 2,694 (2,688)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 1,693 (1,693)