Tuesday update: Further coronavirus cases confirmed in York – but weekly infection rate falls

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14 Jul 2020 @ 9.48 pm
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There were two more confirmed coronavirus case in York today (Tuesday, 14 July).

That takes the total to 910, giving an infection rate of 433.6 cases per 100,000 people.

Similarly there were two new cases in North Yorkshire, taking the total to 2,533 – an infection rate of 412.2 cases per 100K.

There are 135 cases in Ryedale (no change), 317 in Selby (no change), 705 in Harrogate (no change) and 561 in Scarborough (no change).

Meanwhile, York’s Covid-19 rate has fallen week-on-week, the latest figures show.

We reported last Thursday that the infection rate in the city was 3.3 per 100,000 people tested in the week ending 4 July.

The latest data, for the week ending 11 July, shows York’s infection rate was 2.9 per 100K.

There were no further Covid-19 related deaths reported within York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust either today – leaving the total at 214

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: 291,373 (290,133)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 398 (530)
  • Total number UK deaths: 44,968 (44,830)
  • Daily UK deaths: 138 (11)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 910 (908)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 2,533 (2,531)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 1,645 (1,644)