Wednesday update: Coronavirus rate in York continues to fall

Shoppers hit Coney Street on Wednesday before shops shut in the lockdown. Photograph: David Dunning
4 Nov 2020 @ 7.46 pm
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Another 43 coronavirus cases were confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 4 November).

This takes the cumulative total to 3,925 – giving an overall infection rate of 1,863.6 cases per 100,000 people.

In the last seven days there have been 388 positive Covid-19 tests in York – which is down by 133 (-25.5%).

The rolling seven-day rate in York is 184.7 new cases per 100,000 people (389 cases in the week to 31 October). That’s down from 273.0 in the previous seven days (575 cases in the week to 24 October).

At the University of York, there were 78 individuals self isolating due to a positive Covid-19 test today. Since the previous update on Tuesday it has been notified of 13 new cases, included in that figure.

At York St John University there were 21 people self isolating due to a positive test ono Tuesday.

Here are the new cases by area of York for the seven days to 30 October:

New coronavirus cases in York by area, 7 Days to 30 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 & University45469.2-42 (-48.3%)
York City Centre
32237.5-4 (-11.1%)
Strensall27387.316 (145.5%)
Heworth South & The Groves25218.5-13 (-34.2%)
Fulford Road & Clementhorpe23174.7-7 (-23.3%)
Acomb21200.61 (5.0%)
Clifton Without & Skelton21246.8-8 (-27.6%)
Westfield, Chapelfields & Foxwood19205.9-5 (-20.8%)
Woodthorpe & Acomb Park19203.4-7 (-26.9%)
Holgate West17181.4-5 (-22.7%)
Huntington15218.36 (66.7%)
Osbaldwick15178.5-7 (-31.8%)
Rawcliffe & Clifton South15178.4-25 (-62.5%)
Tang Hall15132.2-18 (-54.5%)
Bishopthorpe & Copmanthorpe14168.82 (16.7%)
Wigginton14229.5-4 (-22.2%)
New Earswick11191.2-4 (-26.7%)
Dunnington, Elvington & Wheldrake10154.3-6 (-37.5%)
Heworth North & Stockton882.3-15 (-65.2%)
Holgate East777.0-9 (-56.2%)
South Bank & Dringhouses789.7-18 (-72.0%)
Clifton North557.7-28 (-84.8%)
Haxby587.0-2 (-28.6%)
Poppleton, Rufforth & Askham0 No figures availableN/AN/A

In North Yorkshire, there were 236 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, taking the cumulative total to 8,854 – an infection rate of 1,432.6 cases per 100K.

There are 476 cases in Ryedale (up 14), 1,394 in Selby (up 42), 2,623 in Harrogate (up 73), 1,226 in Hambleton (up 30), 1,464 in Scarborough (up 41), 733 in Richmondshire (up 10) and 938 in Craven (up 26).

There were no more coronavirus-related deaths reported by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today.

That leaves the total at 234. 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: 1,099,059 (1,073,882)
  • Daily total of people tested positive: 25,177 (20,018)
  • Total number UK deaths: 47,742 (47,250)
  • Daily UK deaths: 492 (397)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 3,925 (3,882)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 8,854 (8,618)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 5,671 (5,463)