Saturday update: Another coronavirus case confirmed in York – but no deaths for two weeks

Social distancing in St Helen's Square. Photograph: YorkMix
4 Jul 2020 @ 8.42 pm
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York has one more confirmed coronavirus case, today’s figures (Saturday, 4 July) reveal.

That takes the total to 899 – an infection rate of 428.3 per 100,000 people.

In North Yorkshire the total is now 2,513 – a rise of five cases – giving an infection rate of 408.9 per 100K.

There are 133 cases in Ryedale (no change), 311 in Selby (no change), 697 in Harrogate (up one) and 561 in Scarborough (up one).

The daily data now includes both Pillar 1 tests (Public Health England labs/hospitals) and Pillar 2 tests (wider community)

There have been no further Covid-19 related deaths reported within York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today – leaving the total at 214

That means there hasn’t been a death in the trust for two weeks. 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: 284,900 (284,276)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 624 (544)
  • Total number UK deaths: 44,198 (44,131)
  • Daily UK deaths: 67 (137)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 899 (898)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 2,513 (2,509)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 1,636 (1,633)