Wednesday update: Eight more coronavirus cases in York

A social distancing site next to College Green in York. Photograph: YorkMix

A further eight coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 28 April).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,261 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,821.4 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 50 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up eight (19%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 21.4 new cases per 100,000 people (45 cases in the week to 24 April). That’s up from 15.7 in the previous seven days (33 cases in the week to 17 April).

The English national average is 24.8, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 46.

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths in the York council area today, and one in the last seven days (down one / 0%).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 23 April:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 23 April

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
York City Centre
644.51 (20.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton551.43 (150.0%)
Tang Hall544.13 (150.0%)
Clifton North446.10 (0.0%)
Holgate East333.01 (50.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton335.30 (0.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe322.81 (50.0%)
New Earswick352.21 (50.0%)
Acomb0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Haxby0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth South & The Groves0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Holgate West0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Rawcliffe & Clifton South0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Strensall0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 27 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 29,842  – an infection rate of 4,828.4 cases per 100K.

There are 1,885 cases in Ryedale (up three), 5,057 in Selby (up 13), 7,665 in Harrogate (up five), 4,200 in Hambleton (up one), 5,578 in Scarborough (up four), 2,628 in Richmondshire (no change) and 2,829 in Craven (up one).

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

That leaves the total at 591 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). The last death reported at the trust was on 21 April.


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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,411,797 (4,409,631)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 2,166 (2,685)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,480 (127,451)
  • Daily UK deaths: 29 (17)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,261 (12,253)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 29,842 (29,815)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,239 (18,213)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 33,959,908 as of 27 April (33,843,580)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 13,581,076 as of 27 April (13,201,811)