Wednesday update: York coronavirus case rate goes back above 400

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A further 114 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 8 December).

That takes the cumulative case total to 29,892 – giving an overall infection rate of 14,166 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 844 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up 102 (13.7%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 401.4 new cases per 100,000 people (847 cases in the week to 4 December). That’s up from 330.3 in the previous seven days (697 cases in the week to 27 November).

The English national average is 493.3, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 364.3.

There was one coronavirus death in the City of York Council area reported today, and one in the last seven days (as at 8 December).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 3 December:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 3 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
Heworth North & Stockton67692.716 (31.4%)
Tang Hall60534.027 (81.8%)
Holgate East58639.836 (163.6%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South46552.629 (170.6%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe43323.78 (22.9%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe42506.7-7 (-14.3%)
Holgate West40428.26 (17.6%)
Osbaldwick39457.39 (30.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood38418.36 (18.8%)
Acomb36344.2-13 (-26.5%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham35554.612 (52.2%)
Clifton Without & Skelton33386.4-4 (-10.8%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park32342.44 (14.3%)
Strensall31446.514 (82.4%)
Huntington29426.05 (20.8%)
Clifton North28321.43 (12.0%)
New Earswick28482.615 (115.4%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake26403.0-20 (-43.5%)
York City Centre26186.60 (0.0%)
Wigginton25413.0-6 (-19.4%)
Heworth South & The Groves24210.6-4 (-14.3%)
South Bank & Dringhouses24302.3-9 (-27.3%)
Fulford, Heslington & University18184.1-5 (-21.7%)
Haxby6105.0-3 (-33.3%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 340 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 90,090 – an infection rate of 14,516.4 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 8 Dec 2021

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 719 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There were four coronavirus patients admitted to the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust trust on 28 November, and 45 patients in hospital on 30 November. In the previous seven days, 32 Covid patients were admitted – down five.

Today’s key figures: 8 Dec 2021

People tested positive:51,34245,691
Total of people tested positive in the UK:10,610,95810,560,341
Daily UK deaths:161180
Total number UK deaths:145,987145,826
Confirmed cases in York:29,89229,778
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:90,09089,750
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:51,84451,645
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 34
Total: 160,246
Daily: 34
Total: 160,212
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 70
Total: 147,650
Daily: 81
Total: 147,580
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 1,101
Total: 63,562
Daily: 1,142
Total: 62,461
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 23,512
Total: 51,161,757
Daily: 19,979
Total: 51,138,245
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 28,375
Total: 46,610,800
Daily: 25,012
Total: 46,582,425
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 391,050
Total: 21,300,859
Daily: 329,165
Total: 20,909,809