Wednesday update: Four more coronavirus cases confirmed in York

Signs on Stonebow in York. Photograph: YorkMix

A further four coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 5 May).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,290 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,835.2 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 29 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 21 (-42%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 18.5 new cases per 100,000 people (39 cases in the week to 1 May). That’s down from 21.4 in the previous seven days (45 cases in the week to 24 April).

The English national average is 22.6, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 44.1.

There have been no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area in the last seven days.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 30 April:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 30 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
Osbaldwick559.53 (150.0%)
Clifton North446.10 (0.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South447.62 (100.0%)
Strensall457.42 (100.0%)
Tang Hall435.3-1 (-20.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe322.80 (0.0%)
Holgate West332.01 (50.0%)
Acomb0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 (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 North & Stockton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Heworth South & The Groves0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Holgate East0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
South Bank & Dringhouses0-2 (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
York City Centre
0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 17 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 29,972  – an infection rate of 4,849.4 cases per 100K.

There are 1,896 cases in Ryedale (up one), 5,103 in Selby (up five), 7,691 in Harrogate (up three), 4,213 in Hambleton (up two), 5,589 in Scarborough (no change), 2,638 in Richmondshire (up two) and 2,842 in Craven (up four).

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: 4,425,940 (4,423,796)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 2,144 (1,946)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,570 (127,543)
  • Daily UK deaths: 27 (4)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,290 (12,286)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 29,972 (29,955)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,315 (18,308)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 34,795,074 as of 4 May (34,667,904)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 15,887,493 as of 4 May (15,630,007)