Tuesday update: York coronavirus rate falling again; just 28 cases in North Yorkshire

Photograph: Governor Tom Wolf on Flickr

A further 15 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Tuesday, 2 March).

It takes the cumulative total to 11,888 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,644.3 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 121 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – a decrease of 41 (-25.3%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 66.0 new cases per 100,000 people (139 cases in the week to 26 February). That’s down from 72.6 in the previous seven days (153 cases in the week to 19 February).

The English national average is 97.1, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 134.8.

There have been no more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area, and three in the last seven days (down five / -62.5%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 25 February:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 25 February

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
South Bank & Dringhouses17217.914 (466.7%)
Tang Hall14123.47 (100.0%)
Holgate West11117.49 (450.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park10107.06 (150.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton9105.8-4 (-30.8%)
Huntington9131.01 (12.5%)
Acomb766.9-4 (-36.4%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe753.2-7 (-50.0%)
Haxby7121.91 (16.7%)
Heworth South & The Groves761.20 (0.0%)
Strensall7100.43 (75.0%)
York City Centre
751.9-1 (-12.5%)
Fulford, Heslington & University662.61 (20.0%)
Holgate East666.00 (0.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton551.4-1 (-16.7%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe448.21 (33.3%)
Clifton North446.1-8 (-66.7%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake346.31 (50.0%)
Osbaldwick335.7-2 (-40.0%)
Wigginton349.21 (50.0%)
New Earswick0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 Data suppressed*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 28 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 28,146  – an infection rate of 4,554 cases per 100K.

There are 1,791 cases in Ryedale (up one), 4,563 in Selby (up four), 7,319 in Harrogate (up seven), 4,039 in Hambleton (up seven), 5,299 in Scarborough (up one), 2,480 in Richmondshire (up five) and 2,655 in Craven (up three).

There was one more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That leaves the total at 574 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,188,400 (4,182,009)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 6,391 (5,455)
  • Total number UK deaths: 123,296 (122,953)
  • Daily UK deaths: 343 (104)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 11,888 (11,873)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 28,146 (28,118)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 16,806 (16,777)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 20,478,619 as of 1 March (20,275,451)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 844,098 as of 1 March (815,816)