Monday update: One more coronavirus case in York as latest weekly rate revealed

Staff at York Minster wear protective visors. Photograph: YorkMix
17 Aug 2020 @ 6.18 pm
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One more coronavirus cases was confirmed in York today (Monday, 17 August).

That takes the cumulative total in the city to 939 – giving an infection rate of 445.8 cases per 100,000 people.

In North Yorkshire there were two new cases confirmed today, taking the total to 2,650 – a cumulative infection rate of 428.8 cases per 100,000 people.

There are 139 cases in Ryedale (no change), 326 in Selby (no change), 751 in Harrogate (up one) and 566 in Scarborough (no change).

The latest seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19 was also revealed today.

York’s rate is 3.8 cases per 100,000 people for the seven days to 14 August, reflecting eight new cases.

That’s up from 2.8 in the seven days to 7 August (six cases).

It puts the City of York Council area 210th out of all local authorities.

The highest rates in Yorkshire are Bradford (53.7 cases per 100K, putting it in 6th place), Calderdale (37.4 cases, 11th), Kirklees (33.9 cases, 13th), Barnsley (23.5 cases, 25th), Wakefield (19.5 cases, 35th) and Leeds (18.3 cases, 39th).

There were no more coronavirus related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported today – the total remains at 214. The last death recorded within the trust was on 18 June.

The total includes 134 in York Hospital and 80 in Scarborough.

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

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 319,197 (318,484)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 713 (1,040)
  • Total number UK deaths: 41,369 (41,366)
  • Daily UK deaths: 3 (5)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 939 (938)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 2,650 (2,648)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 1,675 (1,672)