There were no further hospital deaths announced today
No additional positive test results recorded today.
The cumulative total remains at 12,219
The number of cases in the City has fallen from 46 yesterday to 33 today
The rate /100k population figure has fallen to 15.67. This is the lowest figure seen since 6th September 2020.
A small upturn is expected tomorrow but, thereafter, there are hopes that the rate may fall below 10 before restrictions are further relaxed on Monday
One word of caution though is that the impact (if any) of the Easter weekend – and some increased social mingling – won’t be known until later in the week.
The reduction in case numbers in York since 1st March has been very significant.
Infection rates are falling at all levels
Only 5 of York’s 24 neighbourhoods now have 3 or more cases.
53.5% of York residents have now had their first vaccination.
8.4% have had both doses.
3926 PCR tests were carried out during the week ending 1st April 2021.
Of these, 0.6% provided to be positive. That represents an improvement over the previous days figure of 1%
1952 “lateral flow” tests were also conducted on 5th April.
The latest figures from the York Hospital Trust show a declining number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care