Coronavirus York updates; 14th September 2021

Hospital patients and deaths

One further death has been announced. It occurred on Friday and brings the cumulative toll up to 640

The government figures, covering the COVID related deaths of York residents, have been updated. They show that during the week ending 3rd September there were 3 fatalities. Two occurred in hospitals and one in a care home. The deaths bring the total toll among York residents up to 389 since the start of the pandemic.

Of these, 11 have occurred since 1st June 2021

These figures are different from those reported by the York Hospital Trust (above) as the Trust covers a wider area

Test results

24 positive test results announced today. They bring the total up to 21.097.

This is the lowest single day total for several months,

The number of cases in the City has fallen by 4 to 462.

The infection rate /100k population has fallen to 218.85. The trend remains downwards

Infection rates continue to decline at City, county, regional and national levels.

Neighbourhoods

Heslington/University has become the first York neighbourhood since 23rd June to see its infection rate fall below 50.

Vaccinations

129 vaccinations were completed yesterday (Monday) A temporary shortage of vaccine had been reported

Tests

  • 8254 PCR tests were completed during the week ending 8th September 2021
  • Of these, 5.8% were positive. This compares to a positivity rate of 6.3% found during the previous week.
  • in addition, 2591 “lateral flow” tests were completed on 13th September 2021.

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