Tuesday update: York coronavirus case rate rises slightly, but remains low

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A further five coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Tuesday, 25 May).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,370 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,873.2 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 31 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up one (3.3%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 14.7 new cases per 100,000 people (31 cases in the week to 21 May). That’s up from 13.3 in the previous seven days (28 cases in the week to 14 May).

The English national average is 22.5, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 35.2.

There have been no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area in the last seven days.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 20 May:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 20 May

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
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park332.11 (50.0%)
York City Centre
322.3-1 (-25.0%)
Acomb0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Heworth North & Stockton0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Heworth South & The Groves0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Holgate East0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Holgate West0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Strensall0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Tang Hall0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (No data)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 12 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 30,196 – an infection rate of 4,885.7 cases per 100K.

There are 1,895 cases in Ryedale (up one), 5,217 in Selby (up two), 7,744 in Harrogate (up four), 4,230 in Hambleton (up two), 5,611 in Scarborough (up one), 2,651 in Richmondshire (up one) and 2,848 in Craven (up one).

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

That leaves the total at 591 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). The last death reported at the trust was on 21 April.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,467,310 (4,464,900)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 2,493 (2,439)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,739 (127,724)
  • Daily UK deaths: 15 (3)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,370 (12,365)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 30,196 (30,184)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,510 (18,497)
  • People vaccinated in York on 24 May – 1st dose: 93 (114,189 in total)
  • People vaccinated in York on 24 May – 2nd dose: 1,439 (71,102 in total)
  • People vaccinated UK – 1st dose: 38,192,417 as of 24 May (38,070,038)
  • People vaccinated UK – 2nd dose: 23,228,511 as of 24 May (22,895,556)