Wednesday update: Four more coronavirus deaths in the York NHS Trust

A social distancing sign at the Marygate entrance to Museum Gardens in York. Photograph: YorkMix

There were another 19 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 9 December).

That takes the cumulative total to 5,815 – giving an overall infection rate of 2,760.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 137 positive Covid-19 tests in York – an increase of six (4.6%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 59.8 new cases per 100,000 people (126 cases in the week to 5 December). That’s down from 76.9 in the previous seven days (162 cases in the week to 27 November).

At the University of York, there were ten individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Tuesday it has been notified of one new case.

At York St John University, there was one person self isolating due to a positive test on Tuesday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 4 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 4 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
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park11117.72 (22.2%)
Acomb876.4-4 (-33.3%)
Fulford, Heslington & University883.4-2 (-20.0%)
Clifton North780.71 (16.7%)
Clifton Without & Skelton782.3-6 (-46.2%)
Haxby7121.95 (250.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood775.8-9 (-56.2%)
Holgate East666.0-1 (-14.3%)
Holgate West664.00 (0.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe560.33 (150.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves543.7-9 (-64.3%)
Huntington572.8-2 (-28.6%)
Osbaldwick559.51 (25.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South559.51 (25.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses564.1-3 (-37.5%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake461.72 (100.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton441.12 (100.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham462.8-3 (-42.9%)
Tang Hall435.3-8 (-66.7%)
York City Centre
429.7-6 (-60.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Strensall0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 *Data suppressedN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 103 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 14,099 – an infection rate of 2,281.2 cases per 100K.

There are 781 cases in Ryedale (up nine), 2,228 in Selby (up 18), 3,761 in Harrogate (up 20), 1,781 in Hambleton (up two), 3,105 in Scarborough (up 28), 1,042 in Richmondshire (up 13) and 1,401 in Craven (up 13).

There were four more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today. We don’t know whether they were at York or Scarborough Hospitals.

That takes the total to 321 across the trust.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 1,766,819 (1,750,241)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 16,578 (12,282)
  • Total number UK deaths: 62,566 (62,033)
  • Daily UK deaths: 533 (616)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 5,815 (5,796)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 14,099 (13,996)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 10,393 (10,328)