Sunday update: York coronavirus cases jump by 109 in one day

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4 Oct 2020 @ 10.01 pm
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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in York has jumped by 109 today (Sunday, 4 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 1,507 – giving an overall infection rate of 715.5 cases per 100,000 people.

It comes as the UK saw a record daily rise in cases of 22,961.

The daily figure includes 15,841 additional cases which were recorded between September 25 and October 2 but not included on previous days because of a technical issue, the government’s dashboard stated, adding Sunday’s data is “therefore artificially high for England and the UK”.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 30 September:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 24-30 September

Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases by Middle Super Output Area. Source
Area 
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham16
Clifton Without & Skelton15
Heworth North & Stockton12
Osbaldwick12
Fulford, Heslington & University10
Heworth South & The Groves8
Rawcliffe & Clifton South8
York City Centre
8
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe7
Holgate East7
South Bank & Dringhouses7
Clifton North
6
Haxby6
New Earswick6
Acomb5
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake5
Holgate West5
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood5
Wigginton4
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park4
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe3
Huntington0 - 2
Strensall0 - 2
Tang Hall0 - 2

In North Yorkshire, 239 new Covid-19 cases were added to the total today, taking the cumulative total to 4,205 – an infection rate of 680.4 cases per 100K.

There are 215 cases in Ryedale (up 23), 586 in Selby (up 23), 1,161 in Harrogate (up 67), 533 in Hambleton (up 41), 815 in Scarborough (up 36), 407 in Richmondshire (up 23) and 488 in Craven (up 26).

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: 502,978 (480,017)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 22,961 (12,872)
  • Total number UK deaths: 42,350 (42,317)
  • Daily UK deaths: 33 (49)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 1,507 (1,398)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 4,205 (3,966)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 2,282 (2,186)