Monday update: One coronavirus-related death at York Hospital – but case rate falls

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9 Nov 2020 @ 8.20 pm
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There was one more coronavirus-related death in York Hospital and a further 41 cases reported in the city today (Monday, 9 November).

This takes the cumulative total to 4,193 – giving an overall infection rate of 1,990.8 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 369 positive Covid-19 tests in York – which is down by 58 (-13.6%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 179.0 new cases per 100,000 people (377 cases in the week to 5 November). That’s down from 190.4 in the previous seven days (401 cases in the week to 29 October).

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 4 November:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 4 November

AreaCases7 day
rolling rate
Change
York City Centre
33244.96 (22.2%)
Heworth South & The Groves30262.17 (30.4%)
Acomb28267.56 (27.3%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood27292.68 (42.1%)
Fulford, Heslington & University25260.7-29 (-53.7%)
Clifton Without & Skelton19223.30 (0.0%)
Holgate East19209.013 (216.7%)
Wigginton18295.14 (28.6%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe17204.96 (54.5%)
South Bank & Dringhouses17217.96 (54.5%)
Holgate West16170.8-5 (-23.8%)
Strensall16229.5-9 (-36.0%)
Tang Hall16141.00 (0.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe15113.9-11 (-42.3%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park13139.2-9 (-40.9%)
Haxby11191.56 (120.0%)
Huntington10145.5-5 (-33.3%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South10118.9-19 (-65.5%)
New Earswick9156.5-1 (-10.0%)
Osbaldwick9107.1-7 (-43.7%)
Clifton North892.33 (60.0%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake8123.5-2 (-20.0%)
Heworth North & Stockton772.0-6 (-46.2%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham578.40 (0.0%)
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.

In North Yorkshire, there were 249 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 10,150 – an infection rate of 1,642.3 cases per 100K.

There are 526 cases in Ryedale (up 13), 1,549 in Selby (up 15), 2,971 in Harrogate (up 61), 1,396 in Hambleton (up 26), 1,871 in Scarborough (up 103), 823 in Richmondshire (up 24) and 1,014 in Craven (up seven).

There were two more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today – one in York Hospital and one in Scarborough.

That takes the total to 242. 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: 1,213,363 (1,192,013)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 21,350 (20,572)
  • Total number UK deaths: 49,238 (49,044)
  • Daily UK deaths: 194 (156)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 4,193 (4,152)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 10,150 (9,901)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 6,794 (6,576)