Coronavirus York updates: 18th May 2022

Hospitals and deaths

There have been three more hospital deaths. Two occurred on Monday and one yesterday. They bring the cumulative toll up to 727.

The number of COVID+ patients being cared for by the York Hospital Trust has fallen by one to 74.

There are now no patients in the ICU.

In the period up to 6th May there was one more death of a York resident who was COVID+. The fatality occurred in a hospital and brings the cumulative toll among local residents up to 456

Test results

The number of cases in the City has risen by one and now stands at 198.

The infection rate has shown a small rise & is now up to 93.83. The rate remains stable.

The York rate is slightly above the regional and national averages.


56 third dose booster jabs were completed yesterday


  • 550 “lateral flow” tests were completed yesterday


There are now four neighbourhoods with an infection rate below 50.

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