Wednesday update: York coronavirus case rate goes above the national average

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A further 334 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 2 February).

That takes the cumulative case total to 50,795 – giving an overall infection rate of 24,072.1 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 4,617 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 2,602 (129.1%) week on week (this includes a large number added for multiple infections on Monday).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 1,170.1 new cases per 100,000 people (2,469 cases in the week to 29 January). That’s up from 976.7 in the previous seven days (2,061 cases in the week to 22 January).

The English national average is 1,082.6, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 1,035.1.

There were no coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area reported today, and seven in the last seven days (as at 2 February).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 28 January:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 28 January

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
Fulford, Heslington & University2132178.4107 (100.9%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe1601204.429 (22.1%)
South Bank & Dringhouses1521914.856 (58.3%)
Tang Hall1511343.847 (45.2%)
Heworth North & Stockton1251292.432 (34.4%)
York City Centre115825.438 (49.4%)
Clifton Without & Skelton1101288.112 (12.2%)
Heworth South & The Groves108947.9-8 (-6.9%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park1071144.821 (24.4%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe1031242.621 (25.6%)
Holgate East1021125.231 (43.7%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood1001100.8-12 (-10.7%)
Holgate West981049.011 (12.6%)
Osbaldwick951113.826 (37.7%)
Wigginton901486.950 (125.0%)
Acomb86822.2-45 (-34.4%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham861362.754 (168.8%)
Clifton North79906.8-40 (-33.6%)
Strensall761094.60 (0.0%)
Huntington761116.316 (26.7%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South74889.0-11 (-12.9%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake651007.64 (6.6%)
Haxby53927.210 (23.3%)
New Earswick37637.7-18 (-32.7%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 910 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 146,847 – an infection rate of 23,661.7 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 2 Feb 2022

Council areaNew casesTotal casesCase rateTotal deaths

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

That takes the total to 781 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

Today there are 146 Covid patients in York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals) – down eight. Two are in the intensive care unit – down two.

Today’s key figures: 2 Feb 2022

People tested positive:88,085112,458
Total of people tested positive in the UK:17,515,19917,428,345
Daily UK deaths:534219
Total number UK deaths:157,409156,875
Confirmed cases in York:50,79550,461
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:146,847145,937
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:84,25883,824
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 55
Total: 164,059
Daily: 52
Total: 164,004
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 91
Total: 153,444
Daily: 89
Total: 153,353
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 104
Total: 123,888
Daily: 137
Total: 123,784
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 12,735
Total: 52,373,222
Daily: 15,329
Total: 52,360,487
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 26,367
Total: 48,467,140
Daily: 24,275
Total: 48,440,773
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 37,984
Total: 37,380,067
Daily: 39,062
Total: 37,342,083