Wednesday update: York records more coronavirus cases

There were five more coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 2 September).

That takes the cumulative total to 975 – an overall infection rate of 462.9 cases per 100,000 people.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 8.1 new cases per 100,000 people (17 cases in the week to 30 August). That’s up from 4.3 in the previous seven days (nine cases in the week to 23 August).

In North Yorkshire, ten new cases were confirmed today, taking the cumulative total to 2,751 – an infection rate of 445.1 cases per 100K.

There are 144 cases in Ryedale (up one), 342 in Selby (no change), 785 in Harrogate (up three), 339 in Hambleton (up one), 578 in Scarborough (up five), 288 in Richmondshire (no change) and 275 in Craven (no change).

There were no more coronavirus related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported today – the total remains at 214. The last death recorded within the trust was on 18 June.

The total includes 134 in York Hospital and 80 in Scarborough.

Here are the updated figures:

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 338,676 (337,168)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 1,508 (1,295)
  • Total number UK deaths: 41,514 (41,504)
  • Daily UK deaths: 10 (3)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 975 (970)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 2,751 (2,741)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 1,714 (1,712)