Wednesday update: 32 more coronavirus cases in York

A social distancing sign near the illuminated Bootham Bar. Photograph: YorkMix

Another 32 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 18 November).

This takes the cumulative total to 5,291 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,512.1 cases per 100,000 people.

Due to the adjusted count methods, in the last seven days 1,009 positive Covid-19 tests have been added to the total in York – a rise of 652 (+182.6%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 170.5 new cases per 100,000 people (359 cases in the week to 14 November). That’s down from 187.5 in the previous seven days (395 cases in the week to 7 November).

At the University of York, there were 55 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Wednesday it has been notified of five new cases, included in that figure.

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

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 13 November:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 13 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
Fulford, Heslington & University49510.916 (48.5%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe34258.216 (88.9%)
Huntington20291.09 (81.8%)
Wigginton20327.91 (5.3%)
Holgate West19202.85 (35.7%)
Clifton North18207.612 (200.0%)
Holgate East18198.0-5 (-21.7%)
Tang Hall18158.7-2 (-10.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park18192.71 (5.9%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham16251.011 (220.0%)
Strensall15215.23 (25.0%)
York City Centre
15111.3-21 (-58.3%)
Acomb14133.7-14 (-50.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton14164.6-5 (-26.3%)
Heworth North & Stockton13133.73 (30.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood12130.0-9 (-42.9%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe10120.5-10 (-50.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses10128.2-5 (-33.3%)
Osbaldwick9107.13 (50.0%)
Haxby8139.3-4 (-33.3%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South895.2-2 (-20.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves761.2-17 (-70.8%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake346.3-9 (-75.0%)
New Earswick0 *Data suppressed to protect the privacy of individuals and prevent disclosure.0 *Data suppressed to protect the privacy of individuals and prevent disclosure.0 *Data suppressed to protect the privacy of individuals and prevent disclosure.

In North Yorkshire, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases went up by 237, taking the cumulative total to 11,809 – an infection rate of 1,910.7 cases per 100K.

There are 622 cases in Ryedale (up 13), 1,842 in Selby (up 50), 3,254 in Harrogate (up 50), 1,543 in Hambleton (up 28), 2,519 in Scarborough (up 49), 864 in Richmondshire (up 19) and 1,165 in Craven (up 28).

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

That leaves the total at 261. We don’t have an up-to-date breakdown of that figure between York and Scarborough Hospitals.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,430,341 (1,410,732)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 19,609 (20,051)
  • Total number UK deaths: 53,274 (52,745)
  • Daily UK deaths: 529 (598)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,291 (5,259)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 11,809 (11,572)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 8,469 (8,151)