Wednesday update: Another sharp increase in coronavirus cases in York

A social distancing sign in York Museum Gardens. Photograph: Richard McDougall
6 Jan 2021 @ 7.50 pm
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A further 243 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 6 January).

It takes the cumulative total to 8,323 – giving an overall infection rate of 3,951.7 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 1,284 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of 590 (85%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 530.3 new cases per 100,000 people (1,117 cases in the week to 2 January). That’s up from 265.9 in the previous seven days (560 cases in the week to 26 December).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 1 January:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 1 January

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 Park1181,263.170 (145.8%)
Clifton Without & Skelton73858.052 (247.6%)
Acomb67640.037 (123.3%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood59639.327 (84.4%)
South Bank & Dringhouses55705.035 (175.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe51614.87 (15.9%)
York City Centre
49363.618 (58.1%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South45535.318 (66.7%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake43663.714 (48.3%)
Holgate West43459.017 (65.4%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham43674.613 (43.3%)
Heworth South & The Groves42367.030 (250.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton40411.424 (150.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe38288.620 (111.1%)
Holgate East36396.122 (157.1%)
Huntington35509.315 (75.0%)
Clifton North34392.217 (100.0%)
Wigginton33541.123 (230.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University30312.824 (400.0%)
Osbaldwick30356.913 (76.5%)
Tang Hall30264.521 (233.3%)
Haxby18313.411 (157.1%)
Strensall18258.213 (260.0%)
New Earswick15260.86 (66.7%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 454 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 19,807  – an infection rate of 3,204.7 cases per 100K.

There are 1,173 cases in Ryedale (up 17), 3,095 in Selby (up 70), 5,040 in Harrogate (up 157), 2,674 in Hambleton (up 83), 4,288 in Scarborough (up 46), 1,610 in Richmondshire (up 42) and 1,888 in Craven (up 39).

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

That takes the total to 388 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: 2,836,801 (2,774,479)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 62,322 (60,916)
  • Total number UK deaths: 77,346 (76,305)
  • Daily UK deaths: 1,041 (830)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 8,323 (8,080)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 19,807 (19,353)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 12,908 (12,742)