Saturday update: York’s latest coronavirus cases and deaths – and how they compare

Covid-19 vials await processing at a lab in Richmond, USA. Photograph: AP Photo/Steve Helber
25 Apr 2020 @ 6.16 pm
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York now has 232 confirmed cases of coronavirus – a rise of eight in the last 24 hours.

Today’s figures (Saturday, 25 April) from Public Health England also show a rise in confirmed cases in North Yorkshire, up by 36 to 776.

That means York has about 110 cases per 100,000 of population, whereas North Yorkshire has about 125 cases per 100,000 people.

In comparison, Middlesbrough has 321 cases per 100K population, Sheffield has 315, Birmingham 221 cases, Calderdale 100 and North East Lincolnshire 72 .

The number of Covid-19 related deaths within York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has reached 101, as at 5pm yesterday (Friday, 24 April). That’s a rise of five on the previous 24 hours.

We can’t get a breakdown between York and Scarborough Hospitals at the weekend.

On the number of deaths, York NHS Trust is 74th out of 202 NHS trusts in England.

The University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has the highest number of deaths (716).

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust – which covers Dewsbury and District, Pinderfields, and Pontefract – has the highest number of deaths in Yorkshire (188).

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has 177, while Leeds NHS Trust has 165 deaths, Bradford 106, and Harrogate 42.

Here are some of the key figures (yesterday’s numbers in brackets):

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 148,377 (143,464)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 4,913 (5,386)
  • Total UK deaths in hospital: 20,319 (19,506)
  • Daily UK deaths: 813 (684)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 232 (224)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 776 (740)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 452 (429)