Wednesday update: York coronavirus deaths jump by 17 due to processing error

A person receives the Covid-19 vaccine in York. Photograph: Danny Lawson / PA wire

A further 159 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 6 April).

That takes the cumulative case total to 62,768 – giving an overall infection rate of 29,746.2 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 1,234 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 598 (-32.6%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 715.6 new cases per 100,000 people (1,510 cases in the week to 29 March). It was 776.7 yesterday.

The English national average is 713.2, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 651.5.

There have been 17 coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area in the last seven days (up eight). The figure is high because a processing error meant more than 2,700 deaths nationwide had not been reported before today. The total number of deaths in the city is 468.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 1 April:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 1 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
Rawcliffe & Clifton South921105.24 (4.5%)
Strensall66950.610 (17.9%)
Heworth North & Stockton90930.5-8 (-8.2%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe74892.7-7 (-8.6%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake57883.6-16 (-21.9%)
Clifton Without & Skelton75878.210 (15.4%)
South Bank & Dringhouses65818.8-54 (-45.4%)
Huntington54793.2-23 (-29.9%)
New Earswick46792.8-24 (-34.3%)
Haxby44769.8-5 (-10.2%)
Holgate East69761.2-36 (-34.3%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park71759.6-34 (-32.4%)
Acomb79755.3-49 (-38.3%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham46728.9-13 (-22.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe87654.9-44 (-33.6%)
Wigginton38627.8-31 (-44.9%)
Tang Hall70622.9-2 (-2.8%)
Clifton North54619.8-23 (-29.9%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood53583.4-49 (-48.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves66579.3-40 (-37.7%)
Osbaldwick46539.3-41 (-47.1%)
York City Centre75538.3-21 (-21.9%)
Holgate West47503.1-60 (-56.1%)
Fulford, Heslington & University46470.4-16 (-25.8%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 506 new coronavirus cases reported today, taking the cumulative total to 179,742 – an infection rate of 28,962.2 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 6 Apr 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 879 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There were 242 Covid patients in York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals) today, down seven since yesterday. Three are in the intensive care unit, no change.

Today’s key figures: 6 Apr 2022

People tested positive
Total of people tested positive in the UK:21,461,55621,410,305
Daily UK deaths:2,947 (Deaths figures for England include backlog)368
Total number UK deaths:169,095166,148
Confirmed cases in York:62,76862,609
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:179,742179,236
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:102,104101,779
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 0
Total: 164,732
Daily: 15
Total: 164,743
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 8
Total: 156,020
Daily: 35
Total: 156,012
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 36
Total: 127,991
Daily: 51
Total: 127,955
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 11,373
Total: 52,849,370
Daily: 11,137
Total: 52,837,997
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 9,877
Total: 49,498,519
Daily: 10,355
Total: 49,488,642
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 14,430
Total: 38,895,821
Daily: 14,726
Total: 38,881,391