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Covid-19 in York: Public Health Data - One Page Summary (as at 11.1.21)

Key Impacts

·         As at 10.1.21 York has had 9,111 cases since the start of the pandemic, a rate of 4,325.8 per 100,000 of population. The cumulative rate in York is below the national (4,733.1) and regional (5,119) averages.

·         The latest official “validated” rate of new Covid cases per 100,000 of population for the period 30.12.20 to 5.1.21 was 618.7. The national and regional averages at this date were 650.9 and 324.8 respectively (using data published on on 10.1.21).

·         As at 7.1.21, the latest 14 day positivity rate in York (Pillar 1 and 2 PCR tests combined) was 17.4%. The national and regional averages were 18.4% and 13% respectively.

·         There have been 218 deaths of CYC residents, 91 of which were in care homes.  There have been 46 Covid-19 deaths of CYC residents reported by ONS in the last 12 weeks. The death rate in York is below the England average but a higher % of deaths of York residents have occurred in care homes.

Impact by age and gender

·         46% of those testing positive in York have been aged under 30.  54% of those testing positive in York are female.  49.1% of those who died were male, a lower proportion that the national average (55.3%). The average age of the people who died was 81.8, with an age range of 44-104.


·         The 7 day rate of cases per 100,000 in York has risen sharply since mid December in line with the national average.



NHS Test and Trace


A weekly release of Covid-19 data is published on York Open Data.