Sunday update: No further coronavirus deaths reported at York NHS Trust

An ambulance near York Hospital. Photograph: Richard McDougall
17 May 2020 @ 7.32 pm
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No further deaths at York NHS Trust, and only a handful of extra cases – that’s the news from the coronavirus frontline today (Sunday, 17 May).

There are now 438 official cases of Covid-19 in York, a rise of four on yesterday. That gives the city an infection rate of 208.7 cases per 100,000 population.

In North Yorkshire there’s been an even smaller rise – just three, taking the total to 1,245, an infection rate of 202.6 per 100K.

That includes 76 cases in Ryedale (no change), 133 in Selby (no change), 279 in Harrogate (up two) and 300 in Scarborough (up one).

There have been no more Covid-19 deaths within York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported in the 24-hours up to to 5pm yesterday (Saturday). That means the total remains at 189.

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

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 243,303 (240,161)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 3,142 (3,451)
  • Total number UK deaths: 34,636 (34,466)
  • Daily UK deaths: 170 (468)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 438 (434)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 1,245 (1,242)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 814 (803)