Friday update: Another rise in confirmed coronavirus cases in York

Library photograph: Richard McDougall
15 May 2020 @ 7.14 pm
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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in York stands at 430, figures released by Public Health England revealed today (Friday, 15 May).

That’s a rise of three over yesterday, and gives an infection rate for the city of 204.9 cases per 100,000 people.

In North Yorkshire there are now 1,231 cases, a rise of 15 – giving an infection rate of 200.3 cases per 100K.

That includes 75 cases in Ryedale (up one), 132 in Selby (up one), 276 in Harrogate (up eight) and 295 in Scarborough (up two).

There has been one further coronavirus-related death in the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The total number of fatalities across York and Scarborough Hospitals now stands at 187, NHS England says.

Here are some of the key figures (yesterday’s numbers in brackets):

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 236,711 (233,151)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 3,560 (3,446)
  • Total number UK deaths: 33,998 (33,614)
  • Daily UK deaths: 384 (428)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 430 (427)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 1,231 (1,216)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 786 (777)