Wednesday update: Cases of coronavirus in York reach 450

A 3D model of coronavirus created by University of Glasgow scientists

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in York has reached 450.

That’s an increase of one in the last 24 hours, according to today’s figures (Wednesday, 27 May) from Public Health England.

And it gives an infection rate in York of 264.1 cases per 100,000 people.    

In North Yorkshire there are now 1,281 confirmed cases, an increase of two. That gives an infection rate of 208.5 cases per 100K.

There are 79 cases in Ryedale (no change), 135 in Selby (no change), 292 in Harrogate (up two) and 305 in Scarborough (no change).

Another two people have died in York Hospital of coronavirus. Across the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust there have now been 203 deaths – 124 in York and 79 in Scarborough.

Here are some of the key figures (yesterday’s numbers in brackets):

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 267,240 (265,227)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 2,013 (2,004)
  • Total number UK deaths: 37,460 (37,048)
  • Daily UK deaths: 412 (134)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 450 (449)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 1,281 (1,279)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 897 (886)