Coronavirus York updates; 13th October 2020

Deaths and test results

95 (NINETY FIVE) additional positive test results were announced today, bringing the cumulative total up to 2190.

The largest, individual day, positive test count number was 103 which occurred last Wednesday.

The cases per 100,000 population figure peaked at 261.15 on Thursday.

The neighbourhood with the largest number of positive test results is still Heslington/University which currently has 78 cases. This is down from the peak of 88 which was reported yesterday. The university says that it was aware of 247 individuals within the university community who were currently self-isolating because they had had a positive Covid-19 test.

The area with the fewest cases is Dunnington/Elvington/Wheldrake (6)

Some pupils at the Haxby Road and Robert Wilkinson schools in the City are understood to be self-isolating. More than 150 children at the two schools are affected

No further hospital deaths in York. There have, however, been 81 deaths announced in other parts of the country.

Leisure grants

The government has announced that it will make the following grants to cultural organisations in the City

York Museums Trust £850,000
Yorkshire Air Museum and Allied Air Forces Memorial£312,531
York Citizen’s Theatre Trust (Theatre Royal)£236,522
Three Little Birds LLP (The Crescent)£108,668
Victoria Vaults£92,244
Fast Entertainment Ltd (Fulford Arms)£82,584
The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles£78,600
The York Early Music Foundation£50,000

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