Wednesday update: Ten more coronavirus cases confirmed in York today

A sign in West Bank Park, York. Photograph: YorkMix

Another ten coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 21 April).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,211 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,797.7 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 42 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 19 (82.6%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 15.2 new cases per 100,000 people (32 cases in the week to 17 April). That’s up from 10.9 in the previous seven days (23 cases in the week to 10 April).

The English national average is 24.8, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 50.2.

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

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 16 April:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 16 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
537.13 (150.0%)
Clifton North446.1-1 (-20.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake346.31 (50.0%)
Huntington343.71 (50.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood332.51 (50.0%)
Acomb0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 (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
Holgate West0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 (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
Tang Hall0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton Without & Skelton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 19 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 29,638  – an infection rate of 4,795.4 cases per 100K.

There are 1,877 cases in Ryedale (up one), 4,953 in Selby (up seven), 7,642 in Harrogate (up two), 4,187 in Hambleton (up one), 5,554 in Scarborough (up four), 2,616 in Richmondshire (no change) and 2,809 in Craven (up four).

There was one more coronavirus-related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That takes the total to 591 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: 4,395,703 (4,393,307)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 2,396 (2,524)
  • Total number UK deaths: 127,327 (127,307)
  • Daily UK deaths: 22 (33)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,211 (12,201)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 29,638 (29,619)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 18,131 (18,109)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 33,139,742 as of 20 April (33,032,120)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 10,775,817 as of 20 April (10,425,790)