Tuesday update: York coronavirus case rate rises above 650

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A further 257 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Tuesday, 21 December).

That takes the cumulative case total to 32,347 – giving an overall infection rate of 15,329.5 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 1,498 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 699 (74.8%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 658.7 new cases per 100,000 people (1,390 cases in the week to 17 December). That’s up from 434.6 in the previous seven days (917 cases in the week to 10 December).

The English national average is 803.1, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 464.2.

There were no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area reported today, and two in the last seven days (as at 21 December).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 16 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 16 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
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe82617.245 (121.6%)
Heworth North & Stockton82847.830 (57.7%)
Acomb78745.714 (21.9%)
Tang Hall77685.237 (92.5%)
Heworth South & The Groves71623.143 (153.6%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park68727.54 (6.2%)
York City Centre67480.930 (81.1%)
Clifton Without & Skelton64749.425 (64.1%)
Holgate East63695.017 (37.0%)
Holgate West58620.98 (16.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood55605.515 (37.5%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South51612.718 (54.5%)
New Earswick49844.5-4 (-7.5%)
South Bank & Dringhouses47592.118 (62.1%)
Clifton North46528.024 (109.1%)
Huntington44646.3-10 (-18.5%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe42506.7-11 (-20.8%)
Fulford, Heslington & University41419.325 (156.2%)
Osbaldwick39457.38 (25.8%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham39618.0-1 (-2.5%)
Strensall39561.75 (14.7%)
Wigginton29479.14 (16.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake25387.5-2 (-7.4%)
Haxby25437.414 (127.3%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 584 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 95,433 – an infection rate of 15,377.3 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 21 Dec 2021

Council areaNew casesTotal casesCase rateTotal deaths

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

That leaves the total at 726 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There were six coronavirus patients admitted to the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust trust on 12 December, and 42 patients in hospital on 14 December, two in ventilation beds. In the previous seven days, 45 Covid patients were admitted – up 18.

Today’s key figures: 21 Dec 2021

People tested positive:90,62991,743
Total of people tested positive in the UK:11,542,14311,453,121
Daily UK deaths:17244
Total number UK deaths:147,433147,261
Confirmed cases in York:32,34732,090
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:95,43394,849
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:55,16454,891
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 188
Total: 161,388
Daily: 180
Total: 161,200
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 214
Total: 149,350
Daily: 245
Total: 149,136
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 3,666
Total: 96,889
Daily: 5,114
Total: 93,223
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 39,793
Total: 51,537,827
Daily: 33,151
Total: 51,498,034
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 50,938
Total: 47,102,814
Daily: 39,904
Total: 47,051,876
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 897,979
Total: 29,876,223
Daily: 846,466
Total: 28,978,244