Coronavirus York updates: 24th May 2022

Hospitals and deaths

There have been two further hospital deaths. One occurred on 17th May and one on 22nd May. They bring the cumulative toll up to 945

The number of hospital patients has fallen to 75

Test results

The number of cases in the City has fallen by 6 to 184. Third is the lowest number recorded since 15th June 2021

The infection rate has fallen to 87.2. A further fall is expected when tomorrows figures are confirmed.


14 third dose booster jabs were administered yesterday


  • 518 PCR tests were conducted during the week ending 18th May 2022.
  • Of these, 5.6% were positive. This compares to a positivity rate of 4.7% found during the previous week
  • In addition, 735 “lateral flow” tests were completed on 23rd May 2022

the proportion of people who have tested positive for COVID has show a small increase recently


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