Monday update: More than 100 people have now died of coronavirus in York – as cases exceed 400

York Hospital. Photograph: YorkMix
11 May 2020 @ 5.32 pm
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York reached two grim Covid-19 milestones on the same day today (Monday, 11 May).

The number of deaths in York Hospital surpassed 100, and the number of confirmed cases reached 400.

Latest figures from Public Health England show there are 402 cases in York, up by seven overnight. That gives the city an infection rate of 191.5 per 100,000 people.

In North Yorkshire, cases have also increased by seven, to 1,180 – an infection rate of 192 per 100K. That includes 70 cases in Ryedale (no change), 124 in Selby (no change), 264 in Harrogate (up two) and 278 in Scarborough (up four).

There have been 169 reported deaths across the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust up to 5pm on 10 May. That’s a further three compared to the previous 24 hours.

This includes 103 at York Hospital, and 66 at Scarborough. Here are some of the key figures (yesterday’s numbers in brackets):

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 223,060 (219,183)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 3,877 (3,923)
  • Total number UK deaths: 32,065 (31,855)
  • Daily UK deaths: 210 (269)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 402 (395)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 1,180 (1,173)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 749 (740)