Wednesday update: 72 more coronavirus cases in York

A social distancing sign in the Coppergate Centre. Photograph: YorkMix
23 Dec 2020 @ 7.05 pm
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There were 72 more coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 23 December).

It takes the cumulative total to 6,345 – giving an overall infection rate of 3,012.6 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 373 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 216 (137.6%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 125.8 new cases per 100,000 people (265 cases in the week to 19 December). That’s up from 63.6 in the previous seven days (134 cases in the week to 12 December).

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

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

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
Change
Heworth South & The Groves23201.017 (283.3%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham21329.514 (200.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood19205.911 (137.5%)
Strensall15215.211 (275.0%)
York City Centre
14103.96 (75.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton13152.810 (333.3%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park13139.26 (85.7%)
Holgate West12128.14 (50.0%)
Acomb1095.50 (0.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake9138.95 (125.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South9107.17 (350.0%)
Wigginton9147.67 (350.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe896.4-1 (-11.1%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe860.82 (33.3%)
Fulford, Heslington & University883.45 (166.7%)
Heworth North & Stockton772.01 (16.7%)
Holgate East777.02 (40.0%)
New Earswick7121.74 (133.3%)
Osbaldwick783.34 (133.3%)
Haxby6104.5-4 (-40.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses676.9-2 (-25.0%)
Huntington572.8-2 (-28.6%)
Clifton North446.11 (33.3%)
Tang Hall326.4-4 (-57.1%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 156 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 15,716 – an infection rate of 2,542.8 cases per 100K.

There are 888 cases in Ryedale (up 15), 2,492 in Selby (up 25), 4,056 in Harrogate (up 26), 1,964 in Hambleton (up 28), 3,597 in Scarborough (up 30), 1,175 in Richmondshire (up 17) and 1,544 in Craven (up 15).

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

That takes the total to 356 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

Nine coronavirus patients were admitted to the two York Trust hospitals today, and there are 74 Covid-19 patients in hospital, with six on ventilation.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 2,149,551 (2,110,314)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 39,237 (36,804)
  • Total number UK deaths: 69,051 (68,307)
  • Daily UK deaths: 744 (691)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 6,345 (6,273)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 15,716 (15,560)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 11,417 (11,272)