Wednesday update: 2,000 York residents test positive for Covid within a week

A sign for the Covid testing station at the University of York. Photograph: YorkMix

A further 350 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 23 March).

That takes the cumulative case total to 59,702 – giving an overall infection rate of 28,293.2 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 2,024 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 430 (27%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 851.1 new cases per 100,000 people (1,796 cases in the week to 19 March). It was 842.1 yesterday.

The English national average is 820.6, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 616.4.

There have been three coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area in the last seven days (no change). The total number of deaths in the city is 459.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 18 March:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 18 March

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 & Clementhorpe126948.465 (106.6%)
Holgate East1051158.331 (41.9%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park1001069.939 (63.9%)
Holgate West92984.835 (61.4%)
Heworth South & The Groves87763.620 (29.9%)
Clifton Without & Skelton84983.628 (50.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe81977.249 (153.1%)
York City Centre81581.411 (15.7%)
South Bank & Dringhouses78982.6-11 (-12.4%)
Acomb78745.715 (23.8%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake741147.115 (25.4%)
Heworth North & Stockton73754.817 (30.4%)
Tang Hall73649.612 (19.7%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South71853.019 (36.5%)
Strensall69993.817 (32.7%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood69759.69 (15.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University68695.428 (70.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham63998.322 (53.7%)
Osbaldwick63738.77 (12.5%)
Clifton North60688.714 (30.4%)
Huntington54793.2-2 (-3.6%)
New Earswick53913.54 (8.2%)
Wigginton52859.116 (44.4%)
Haxby42734.86 (16.7%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 920 new coronavirus cases reported today – taking the cumulative total to 170,253 – an infection rate of 27,433.2 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 23 Mar 2022

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 836 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There are 256 confirmed and suspected Covid patients in York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals) – up five. Three are in the intensive care unit – down one.

Today’s key figures: 23 Mar 2022

People tested positive
Total of people tested positive in the UK:20,515,99820,413,731
Daily UK deaths:194250
Total number UK deaths:164,123163,929
Confirmed cases in York:59,70259,352
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:170,253169,333
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:96,85496,277
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 0
Total: 164,742
Daily: 5
Total: 164,742
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 29
Total: 155,647
Daily: 28
Total: 155,618
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 65
Total: 127,387
Daily: 50
Total: 127,322
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 4,631
Total: 52,756,382
Daily: 4,505
Total: 52,751,751
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 11,840
Total: 49,336,877
Daily: 12,060
Total: 49,325,037
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 18,111
Total: 38,683,737
Daily: 17,415
Total: 38,665,626