Wednesday update: 19 more coronavirus cases in York

Curtis Hughes demonstrates how to use the self-test kit at a walk-through Covid test centre at Stirling in Scotland. Photograph: Jane Barlow / PA Wire

There were another 19 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 2 December).

That takes the cumulative total to 5,678 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,695.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 131 positive Covid-19 tests in York – a decrease of 125 (48.8%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 76.9 new cases per 100,000 people (162 cases in the week to 28 November). That’s down from 132.5 in the previous seven days (279 cases in the week to 21 November).

At the University of York, there were 40 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Monday it has been notified of one new case.

At York St John University, there were seven people self isolating due to a positive test on Monday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 27 November:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 27 November

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
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood16173.41 (6.7%)
Heworth South & The Groves14122.33 (27.3%)
Clifton Without & Skelton13152.8-12 (-48.0%)
Acomb12114.6-4 (-25.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe1291.1-5 (-29.4%)
Tang Hall12105.83 (33.3%)
Fulford, Heslington & University10104.3-12 (-54.5%)
York City Centre
1074.2-4 (-28.6%)
Strensall9129.10 (0.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park996.3-6 (-40.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses8102.61 (14.3%)
Holgate East777.0-9 (-56.2%)
Huntington7101.90 (0.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham7109.8-2 (-22.2%)
Clifton North669.2-7 (-53.8%)
Holgate West664.0-10 (-62.5%)
Osbaldwick447.6-6 (-60.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South447.6-1 (-20.0%)
Wigginton349.2-3 (-50.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Haxby0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Heworth North & Stockton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 113 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 13,469 – an infection rate of 2,179.3 cases per 100K.

There are 739 cases in Ryedale (up five), 2,131 in Selby (up ten), 3,590 in Harrogate (up 25), 1,730 in Hambleton (up 13), 2,927 in Scarborough (up 37), 995 in Richmondshire (up 12) and 1,332 in Craven (up 11).

There was one more coronavirus-related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. We don’t know whether they were at York Hospital or Scarborough.

It takes the total to 307.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,659,256 (1,643,086)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 16,170 (13,430)
  • Total number UK deaths: 59,699 (59,051)
  • Daily UK deaths: 648 (603)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,678 (5,659)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 13,469 (13,356)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 9,925 (9,857)