Thursday update: York goes two weeks without a new coronavirus case

Social distancing signs near Bootham Bar, York. Photograph: YorkMix
18 Jun 2020 @ 7.48 pm
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It has now been a fortnight since York had a new coronavirus case.

On Thursday, 4 June, one further case of Covid-19 was confirmed taking the total in the city to 462.

With no new cases today, it has stayed at that number ever since (an infection rate of 220.1 cases per 100,000 people).

In North Yorkshire, three more cases were confirmed today (Thursday, 18 June), taking the total to 1,345 – an infection rate of 218.9 cases per 100K.

There are 79 cases in Ryedale (no change), 137 in Selby (up one), 325 in Harrogate (up two) and 311 in Scarborough (no change).

There have been no further deaths in the York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported today, with the total figure remaining at 213.

That includes 133 at York Hospital and 80 at Scarborough.

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

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 300,469 (299,251)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 1,218 (1,115)
  • Total number UK deaths: 42,288 (42,153)
  • Daily UK deaths: 135 (184)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 462 (462)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 1,345 (1,342)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 958 (955)