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Covid-19 in York: Public Health Data - One Page Summary (as at 8.2.21)

Key Impacts

·         The latest official “validated” rate of new Covid cases per 100,000 of population for the period 27.1.21 to 2.2.21 was 164.8. The national and regional averages at this date were 233.2 and 184 respectively (using data published on on 7.2.21).

·         As at 4.2.21, the latest 14 day positivity rate in York (Pillar 1 and 2 PCR tests combined) was 7.6%. The national and regional averages were 9.8% and 8.3% respectively.

·         There have been 293 deaths of CYC residents. 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

·         54.3% of those testing positive in York are female.  49.2% of those who have died were male, a lower proportion than the national average (54.8%). The average age of the people who died was 82.4, with an age range of 44-104. The age profile of those dying in York is older than the national average.


·         The 7 day rate of cases per 100,000 in York has been falling sharply since the peak on the 8th January (in line with the national average).




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