Wednesday update: York coronavirus case rate falls below 300

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A further 87 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 28 July).

That takes the cumulative case total to 17,049 – giving an overall infection rate of 8,094.7 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 514 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 446 (-46.5%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 278.7 new cases per 100,000 people (587 cases in the week to 24 July). That’s down from 505.7 in the previous seven days (1,065 cases in the week to 17 July).

The English national average is 401.4, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 479.2.

There have been no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area reported today, and none in the last seven days (as at 28 July).

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

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

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
Change
Holgate West45480.3-9 (-16.7%)
Holgate East39429.1-11 (-22.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood37400.9-15 (-28.8%)
Tang Hall35308.5-21 (-37.5%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park32342.5-31 (-49.2%)
Clifton Without & Skelton30352.6-21 (-41.2%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe30227.8-14 (-31.8%)
Heworth South & The Groves30262.1-34 (-53.1%)
South Bank & Dringhouses28358.9-12 (-30.0%)
Fulford, Heslington & University26271.1-2 (-7.1%)
Osbaldwick26309.37 (36.8%)
Wigginton26426.3-7 (-21.2%)
York City Centre26192.9-33 (-55.9%)
Heworth North & Stockton25257.1-11 (-30.6%)
Acomb24229.2-46 (-65.7%)
Clifton North22253.8-10 (-31.2%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake22339.6-45 (-67.2%)
Huntington22320.1-8 (-26.7%)
Haxby20348.2-19 (-48.7%)
New Earswick20347.7-9 (-31.0%)
Strensall20286.9-9 (-31.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe19229.0-31 (-62.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South18214.1-23 (-56.1%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham13204.0-14 (-51.9%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 243 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 42,345 – an infection rate of 6,851.3 cases per 100K.

There are:

  • 2,500 cases in Ryedale (up 11) – case rate 254.6 per 100K
  • 7,114 in Selby (up 35) – 445.8
  • 11,008 in Harrogate (up 69) – 384.9
  • 6,176 in Hambleton (up 40) – 484.7
  • 7,668 in Scarborough (up 50) – 503.9
  • 3,796 in Richmondshire (up 24) – 405.7
  • 4,083 in Craven (up 14) – 511.

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

That leaves the total at 601 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals). The last death was reported on 21 July.

There were four coronavirus patients admitted to the trust on 18 July, and 30 in the previous seven days (up six).

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 5,770,928 (5,745,526)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 27,734 (23,511)
  • Total number UK deaths: 129,430 (129,303)
  • Daily UK deaths: 91 (131)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 17,049 (16,962)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 42,345 (42,102)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 25,250 (25,076)
  • People vaccinated in York on 27 July – 1st dose: 10; 146,854 in total
  • People vaccinated in York on 27 July – 2nd dose: 464; 111,899 in total
  • People vaccinated UK – 1st dose: 46,689,242 as of 27 July (46,653,796)
  • People vaccinated UK – 2nd dose: 37,610,911 as of 27 July (37,459,060)