Wednesday update: York’s coronavirus case rate falls below the national average

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Another 43 coronavirus cases were reported in York today (Wednesday, 4 May).

That takes the cumulative case total to 64,852 – giving an overall infection rate of 30,733.8 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days 227 people in York have tested positive for Covid-19 – down 141 (-38.3%) week on week.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 126.1 new cases per 100,000 people (266 cases). It was 137.4 yesterday.

The English national average is 130.6, the Yorkshire and Humber average is 128.7.

There have been three coronavirus deaths in the City of York Council area in the last seven days (down two). The total number of deaths in the city is 483.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 29 April:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 29 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
South Bank & Dringhouses21264.6-11 (-34.4%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe20241.3-3 (-13.0%)
York City Centre19136.4-7 (-26.9%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park17181.9-3 (-15.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton16187.4-6 (-27.3%)
Huntington16235.0-5 (-23.8%)
Holgate West15160.6-5 (-25.0%)
Tang Hall15133.5-7 (-31.8%)
Holgate East14154.4-5 (-26.3%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham13206.0-4 (-23.5%)
Heworth South & The Groves12105.3-17 (-58.6%)
Acomb1095.6-3 (-23.1%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake10155.0-18 (-64.3%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe1075.3-32 (-76.2%)
Clifton North891.8-16 (-66.7%)
Heworth North & Stockton772.4-12 (-63.2%)
New Earswick7120.6-1 (-12.5%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South784.1-12 (-63.2%)
Strensall7100.8-9 (-56.2%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood777.1-12 (-63.2%)
Osbaldwick558.6-9 (-64.3%)
Fulford, Heslington & University440.9-8 (-66.7%)
Haxby470.0-5 (-55.6%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 169 new coronavirus cases reported today, taking the cumulative total to 186,080 – an infection rate of 29,983.4 cases per 100K.

North Yorkshire Covid-19 data 4 May 2022

Council areaNew casesTotal casesCase rateTotal deaths

There were three coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That takes the total to 929 across the trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals).

There were 130 Covid patients in York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (York and Scarborough Hospitals) today – down 18. Four are in the intensive care unit – no change.

Today’s key figures: 4 May 2022

People tested positive:16,66535,518
Total of people tested positive in the UK:22,090,52322,073,858
Daily UK deaths:227407
Total number UK deaths:175,546175,319
Confirmed cases in York:64,85264,809
Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire:186,080185,911
Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire:106,014105,904
People vaccinated in York – 1st doseDaily: 38
Total: 165,352
No update
People vaccinated in York – 2nd doseDaily: 167
Total: 156,861
No update
People vaccinated in York – boosterDaily: 247
Total: 165,325
No update
People vaccinated UK – 1st doseDaily: 100,869
Total: 53,189,550
No update
People vaccinated UK – 2nd doseDaily: 68,013
Total: 49,730,039
No update
People vaccinated UK – booster doseDaily: 127,501
Total: 39,254,038
No update