Monday update: Rise in confirmed coronavirus cases – and the rolling rate – in York

A social distancing sign on the staircase of a York office. Photograph: YorkMix
24 Aug 2020 @ 5.26 pm
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There were four more coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Monday, 24 August).

That takes the cumulative total in the city to 953 – a cumulative infection rate of 452.5 cases per 100,000 people.

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 6.6 new cases per 100,000 people (14 cases in the week to 21 August). That’s up from 3.8 in the previous seven days (eight cases in the week to 14 August).

In North Yorkshire there were also four new cases confirmed today, taking the total to 2,688 – an infection rate of 434.9 cases per 100K.

There are 141 cases in Ryedale (no change), 332 in Selby (no change), 762 in Harrogate (no change), 324 in Hambleton (up one), 570 in Scarborough (up one), 285 in Richmondshire (up two) and 274 in Craven (no change).

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: 326,614 (325,642)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 853 (1,041)
  • Total number UK deaths: 41,433 (41,429)
  • Daily UK deaths: 4 (6)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 953 (949)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 2,688 (2,684)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 1,693 (1,692)