Monday update: Another coronavirus death at York Hospital and 87 more cases in the city

York Hospital. Photograph: YorkMix
19 Oct 2020 @ 5.47 pm
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One more person has died of Covid-19 in York Hospital, and 87 more coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Monday, 19 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 2,773 – giving an overall infection rate of 1,316.6 cases per 100,000 people.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 289.6 new cases per 100,000 people (610 cases in the week to 15 October). That’s up from 262.1 in the previous seven days (552 cases in the week to 8 October).

York now has the 42nd highest seven-day rate in England.

In the last seven days there have been 678 positive Covid-19 tests in York – which is up by 166 (32.4%).

At the University of York, there were 331 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test. That includes a further 114 new cases since the previous update at 12pm on Friday (16 October).

At York St John University there were 57 people self isolating due to a positive test on Sunday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 14 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 14 October

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
AreaCases7 day
rolling rate
Change
Fulford, Heslington & University1501,564.164 (74.4%)
Tang Hall42370.2-1 (-2.3%)
York City Centre
35259.7-10 (-22.2%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe32243.00 (0.0%)
Acomb23219.75 (27.8%)
Heworth North & Stockton22226.32 (10.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton21246.81 (5.0%)
Heworth South & The Groves20174.8-19 (-48.7%)
Osbaldwick20238.0-1 (-4.8%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South20237.9-2 (-9.1%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood19205.97 (58.3%)
Strensall18258.25 (38.5%)
Clifton North17196.1-6 (-26.1%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake17262.48 (88.9%)
Wigginton17278.73 (21.4%)
Holgate West16170.82 (14.3%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park16171.32 (14.3%)
Huntington15218.38 (114.3%)
New Earswick15260.82 (15.4%)
Holgate East13143.0-8 (-38.1%)
South Bank & Dringhouses13166.6-4 (-23.5%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe12144.65 (71.4%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham8125.5-7 (-46.7%)
Haxby7121.9-7 (-50.0%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 117 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 5,970 – an infection rate of 965.9 cases per 100K.

There are 341 cases in Ryedale (up six), 895 in Selby (up 34), 1,720 in Harrogate (up 28), 780 in Hambleton (up 15), 1,044 in Scarborough (up 18), 518 in Richmondshire (up four) and 672 in Craven (up 12).

There has been one more coronavirus-related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today – at York Hospital

That brings the total to 224. We don’t have an up-to-date breakdown of that figure between York and Scarborough Hospitals.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 741,212 (722,409)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 18,804 (16,982)
  • Total number UK deaths: 43,726 (43,646)
  • Daily UK deaths: 80 (67)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 2,773 (2,686)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 5,970 (5,853)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 3,062 (3,062)