Coronavirus York updates: 2nd May 2021


No more hospital deaths have been announced today

Test results

Two additional positive test results announced today. Brings the cumulative total up to 12,280

The number of cases in the City has fallen from 54 to 46 today

The rate per 100k/population figures has fallen to 21.84. There are hopes that the rate will fall back below 20 again later in the week.

Infection rates have fallen at all levels today. York’s rate is now below the national average again


The number of neighbourhoods with more than 3 cases has fallen back to 8.



  • 4399 PCR tests were carried out during the week ending 27th April
  • Of these, 0.8% were positive. That represents a reduction on the previous days figure of 0.9%.
  • 1111 “lateral flow” test were also conducted.

Latest planning applications for the Westfield Ward

Below are the latest planning applications received by the York Council for the Westfield ward.

Full details can be found by clicking the application reference.


10 The Green Acomb York YO26 5LR

Single storey rear extension following demolition of existing conservatory

Ref. No: 21/00949/FUL 


90 Tedder Road York YO24 3JF

Demolition of attached garage and replacement with single storey side and rear extension, formation of bay window and canopy porch to front

Ref. No: 21/00884/FUL 

Representations can be made in favour of, or in objection to, any application via the Planning online web site.

The Council does not routinely consult neighbours by letter when an application is received