Thursday update: Another death at York Hospital and 71 new coronavirus cases in the city

The sign on the railings at the entrance to Museum Gardens, York. Photograph: YorkMix
15 Oct 2020 @ 6.17 pm
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There has been a further Covid-19 related death at York Hospital and 71 new coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Thursday, 15 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 2,399 – giving an overall infection rate of 1,139 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 561 positive Covid-19 tests in York – which is up by 57 (11.3%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 265.4 new cases per 100,000 people (559 cases in the week to 11 October). That’s up from 195.6 in the previous seven days (412 cases in the week to 4 October).

At the University of York, there were 324 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test on Thursday, up from 288 the day before.

At York St John University there were 74 people self isolating due to a positive test on Wednesday. That’s up from 67 on Monday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 10 October (we have switched to the government’s new map):

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 10 October

Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases by Middle Super Output Area. Seven day rates are expressed per 100,000 population. On a phone scroll horizontally to see all the data. Source
AreaCases7 day

rolling rate
Change
Fulford, Heslington & University1201251.379 (192.7%)
York City Centre
50371.123 (85.2%)
Tang Hall36317.312 (50.0%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe35265.819 (118.8%)
Heworth South & The Groves33288.48 (32.0%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South24285.511 (84.6%)
Osbaldwick23273.66 (35.3%)
Heworth North & Stockton22226.38 (57.1%)
Clifton Without & Skelton20235.13 (17.6%)
Holgate West20213.59 (81.8%)
Acomb19181.56 (46.2%)
Clifton North
19219.24 (26.7%)
Strensall17243.912 (240.0%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park17182.05 (41.7%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham16251.0-1 (-5.9%)
Wigginton15245.96 (66.7%)
Huntington12174.68 (200.0%)
New Earswick12208.64 (50.0%)
South Bank & Dringhouses12153.8-6 (-33.3%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake11169.84 (57.1%)
Haxby11191.51 (10.0%)
Holgate East11121.0-12 (-52.2%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood10108.4-5 (-33.3%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe672.3-3 (-33.3%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 151 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 5,510 – an infection rate of 891.5 cases per 100K.

There are 309 cases in Ryedale (up nine), 802 in Selby (up 34), 1,558 in Harrogate (up 58), 719 in Hambleton (up 14), 993 in Scarborough (up 17), 498 in Richmondshire (up seven) and 631 in Craven (up 12).

There has been one more coronavirus-related death reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today – at York Hospital.

That leaves the total at 220: 139 in York Hospital and 81 in Scarborough.

Here are the updated figures (yesterday’s numbers in brackets):

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 673,622 (654,644)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 18,980 (19,724)
  • Total number UK deaths: 43,293 (43,155)
  • Daily UK deaths: 138 (137)
  • Daily deaths in Yorkshire and the Humber: 17 (14)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 2,399 (2,328)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 5,510 (5,359)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 2,817 (2,817)