Tuesday update: The latest news on coronavirus cases and deaths in York

York Hospital from the air. Photograph © Google Street View
19 May 2020 @ 6.39 pm
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One more case of coronavirus has been confirmed in York in the last 24 hours.

Today’s figures (Tuesday, 19 May) from Public Health England show a total of 440 cases in the city, giving an infection rate of 209.6 per 100,000 people.

In North Yorkshire confirmed cases have risen by five to 1,253 – an infection rate of 203.9 per 100K.

That includes 77 cases in Ryedale (no change), 134 in Selby (up one), 280 in Harrogate (up one) and 301 in Scarborough (no change).

There have been three further Covid-19 deaths across York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust up to 5pm yesterday (Monday), taking the total to 193. All three additional deaths were in York.

That means 116 have now died in York Hospital, and 77 in Scarborough.

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

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 248,818 (246,406)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 2,412 (2,684)
  • Total number UK deaths: 35,341 (34,796)
  • Daily UK deaths: 545 (160)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 440 (439)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 1,253 (1,248)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 819 (814)