Wednesday update: York’s coronavirus case rate drops below 30

A sign on Stonegate, York. Photograph: YorkMix

Another 13 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 24 March).

That takes the cumulative total to 12,147 – giving an overall infection rate of 5,767.3 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 66 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – up three (4.8%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 29.4 new cases per 100,000 people (62 cases in the week to 20 March). That’s down from 42.3 in the previous seven days (89 cases in the week to 13 March).

The English national average is 55.7, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 108.6.

There has been one more coronavirus-related death in the York council area today, and two in the last seven days (no change).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 19 March:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 19 March

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
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park774.9-3 (-30.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves652.4-2 (-25.0%)
Strensall686.1-4 (-40.0%)
Holgate East444.02 (100.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham462.82 (100.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South447.6-1 (-20.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses451.30 (0.0%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe336.21 (50.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton335.3-4 (-57.1%)
Haxby352.20 (0.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton330.9-2 (-40.0%)
Holgate West332.00 (0.0%)
Tang Hall326.4-1 (-25.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood332.50 (0.0%)
Acomb0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Clifton North0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Fulford, Heslington & University0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Huntington0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
New Earswick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Osbaldwick0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
Wigginton0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A
York City Centre
0-2 (Data suppressed)*N/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 33 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 29,008  – an infection rate of 4,693.4 cases per 100K.

There are 1,848 cases in Ryedale (no change), 4,746 in Selby (up 11), 7,549 in Harrogate (up seven), 4,149 in Hambleton (up four), 5,417 in Scarborough (up four), 2,579 in Richmondshire (up four) and 2,720 in Craven (up three).

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

That leaves the total at 583 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 4,312,908 (4,301,925)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 5,605 (5,379)
  • Total number UK deaths: 126,382 (126,284)
  • Daily UK deaths: 98 (112)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 12,147 (12,134)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 29,008 (28,975)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 17,599 (17,560)
  • People vaccinated – 1st dose: 28,653,523 as of 23 March (28,327,873)
  • People vaccinated – 2nd dose: 2,532,839 as of 23 March (2,363,684)