Wednesday update: Two more coronavirus deaths reported in York

A sign for the Covid testing station at the University of York. Photograph: YorkMix

A further 455 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 5 January).

That takes the cumulative case total to 39,235 – giving an overall infection rate of 18,593.7 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 3,621 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 529 (17.1%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 1,695.2 new cases per 100,000 people (3,577 cases in the week to 1 January). That’s up from 1,253.5 in the previous seven days (2,645 cases in the week to 25 December).

The English national average is 1,646.2, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 1,655.1.

There were two coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area reported today, and four in the last seven days (as at 5 January).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 31 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 31 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
York City Centre1961406.834 (21.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves1771553.444 (33.1%)
Clifton Without & Skelton1752049.240 (29.6%)
Holgate East1691864.356 (49.6%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood1671838.470 (72.2%)
Heworth North & Stockton1661716.330 (22.1%)
Holgate West1641755.546 (39.0%)
Acomb1631558.346 (39.3%)
Clifton North1551779.234 (28.1%)
Osbaldwick1511770.446 (43.8%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe1441083.9-8 (-5.3%)
South Bank & Dringhouses1421788.933 (30.3%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South1411693.931 (28.2%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park1411508.562 (78.5%)
Tang Hall1411254.8-3 (-2.1%)
Strensall1402016.431 (28.4%)
Huntington1321938.944 (50.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University1321350.030 (29.4%)
Haxby1312291.863 (92.6%)
Wigginton1282114.719 (17.4%)
New Earswick1182033.856 (90.3%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham1141806.420 (21.3%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe1011218.5-12 (-10.6%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake891379.614 (18.7%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 1,440 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 112,749 – an infection rate of 18,167.4 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 5 Jan 2022

Council areaNew casesTotal casesCase rateTotal deaths

There were five coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today, the first update since New Year’s Eve.

That takes the total to 744 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

Today there are 108 Covid patients in York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals), down one. Three are in the intensive care unit (no change).

Today’s key figures: 5 Jan 2022

People tested positive:194,747218,724
Total of people tested positive in the UK:13,835,33413,641,520
Daily UK deaths:33448
Total number UK deaths:149,284148,941
Confirmed cases in York:39,23538,780
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:112,749111,309
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:65,29764,302
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 0
Total: 162,272
Daily: 9
Total: 162,272
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 0
Total: 150,251
Daily: 13
Total: 150,251
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 0
Total: 112,483
Daily: 222
Total: 112,483
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 24,866
Total: 51,845,518
Daily: 19,158
Total: 51,820,652
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 40,887
Total: 47,523,676
Daily: 29,295
Total: 47,482,789
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 222,824
Total: 34,586,810
Daily: 141,825
Total: 34,363,986