Wednesday update: Another big rise in coronavirus cases in York

A Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is prepared at a vaccination centre in York. Danny Lawson / PA Wire
30 Dec 2020 @ 7.14 pm
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A further 149 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 30 December) – the day before the city is moved in to Tier 3.

It takes the cumulative total to 7,039. The overall infection rate is not available today.

In the last seven days there have been 694 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 321 (86.1%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 264.9 new cases per 100,000 people (389 cases in the week to 26 December). That’s up from 240.7 in the previous seven days (507 cases in the week to 19 December).

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

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 25 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
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park48513.835 (269.2%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe44530.436 (450.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood32346.713 (68.4%)
Acomb30286.620 (200.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham30470.79 (42.9%)
York City Centre
30222.616 (114.3%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake29447.620 (222.2%)
Holgate West26277.514 (116.7%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South26309.317 (188.9%)
Clifton Without & Skelton20235.17 (53.8%)
Huntington20291.015 (300.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses20256.414 (233.3%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe18136.710 (125.0%)
Clifton North17196.113 (325.0%)
Osbaldwick17202.310 (142.9%)
Heworth North & Stockton16164.69 (128.6%)
Holgate East14154.07 (100.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves12104.9-12 (-50.0%)
Wigginton10164.01 (11.1%)
New Earswick9156.52 (28.6%)
Tang Hall979.36 (200.0%)
Haxby7121.91 (16.7%)
Fulford, Heslington & University662.6-2 (-25.0%)
Strensall571.7-10 (-66.7%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 318 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 17,172. The infection rate is not available today.

There are 999 cases in Ryedale (up 20), 2,717 in Selby (up 55), 4,311 in Harrogate (up 53), 2,272 in Hambleton (up 61), 3,881 in Scarborough (up 62), 1,348 in Richmondshire (up 41) and 1,644 in Craven (up 26).

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

That takes the total to 370 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: 2,432,888 (2,382,865)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 50,023 (53,135)
  • Total number UK deaths: 72,548 (71,567)
  • Daily UK deaths: 981 (414)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 7,039 (6,890)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 17,172 (16,854)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 12,091 (11,980)