Wednesday update: The latest figures for coronavirus cases and deaths in York

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20 May 2020 @ 8.04 pm
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Two more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in York today (Wednesday, 20 May) – taking the total to 442.

The Public Health England figures show the city now has an infection rate of 210.6 per 100,000 people.

In North Yorkshire there are now 1,256 confirmed cases, a rise of three, giving an infection rate of 204.4 per 100K.

That includes 77 cases in Ryedale (no change), 134 in Selby (no change), 282 in Harrogate (up two) and 302 in Scarborough (up one).

There have been 195 reported deaths across York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust up to 5pm yesterday (Tuesday).

That’s an increase of two. Of these deaths 117 were in York and 78 in Scarborough.

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

  • Total lab confirmed UK cases: 248,293 (248,818)
  • Daily lab confirmed UK cases: 2,472 (2,412)
  • Total number UK deaths: 35,704 (35,341)
  • Daily UK deaths: 363 (545)
  • Confirmed cases in York: 442 (440)
  • Confirmed cases in North Yorkshire: 1,256 (1,253)
  • Confirmed cases in East Yorkshire: 847 (819)