Wednesday update: Another coronavirus death at York Hospital – but infection rate falls

York Hospital from the air. Photograph © Google Street View
28 Oct 2020 @ 8.07 pm
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There was another Covid-19 related death at York Hospital and a further 80 coronavirus cases confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 28 October).

That takes the cumulative total to 3,537 – giving an overall infection rate of 1,679.3 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 521 positive Covid-19 tests in York – which is down by 167 (-24.3%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 271.6 new cases per 100,000 people (572 cases in the week to 24 October). That’s down from 302.0 in the previous seven days (636 cases in the week to 17 October).

At the University of York, there were 143 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Tuesday it has been notified of 42 new cases, included in that figure.

At York St John University there were 34 people self isolating due to a positive test today.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 23 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 23 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 & University87907.2-76 (-46.6%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South40475.812 (42.9%)
Heworth South & The Groves38332.116 (72.7%)
York City Centre
36267.214 (63.6%)
Clifton North33380.718 (120.0%)
Tang Hall33290.9-15 (-31.2%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe30227.8-6 (-16.7%)
Clifton Without & Skelton29340.95 (20.8%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park26278.310 (62.5%)
South Bank & Dringhouses25320.55 (25.0%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood24260.06 (33.3%)
Heworth North & Stockton23236.6-5 (-17.9%)
Holgate West22234.85 (29.4%)
Osbaldwick22261.72 (10.0%)
Acomb20191.0191.0
Wigginton18295.1-4 (-18.2%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake16247.0-1 (-5.9%)
Holgate East16176.02 (14.3%)
New Earswick15260.80 (0.0%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham15235.37 (87.5%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe12144.60 (0.0%)
Strensall11157.8-6 (-35.3%)
Huntington9131.0-3 (-25.0%)
Haxby7121.9-1 (-12.5%)

In North Yorkshire, there were 244 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 7,226 – an infection rate of 1,208.6 cases per 100K.

There are 403 cases in Ryedale (up 11), 1,166 in Selby (up 38), 2,189 in Harrogate (up 83), 1,010 in Hambleton (up 36), 1,242 in Scarborough (up 36), 637 in Richmondshire (up 12) and 823 in Craven (up 28).

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

That takes the total to 229. We don’t have an up-to-date breakdown of that figure between York and Scarborough Hospitals.

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

  • Total of people tested positive in the UK: 942,275 (917,575)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 24,701 (22,885)
  • Total number UK deaths: 45,675 (45,365)
  • Daily UK deaths: 310 (367)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 3,537 (3,457)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 7,470 (7,226)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 4,529 (4,372)