Coronavirus York updates; 19th July 2021

Hospital patients and deaths

No further deaths over the weekend

Test results

107 positive test results announced today. That is the lowest for several days. The cumulative total is now 16,286.

The number of cases in the City has increased by 5 to 926.

The rate /100k population is now 439.68. The latest spike will start to show in tomorrows figures. By Wednesday the 500 milestone is likely to have been exceeded.

The infection rate in York (439.7) has now fallen below that being experienced in North Yorkshire (463.9) and the region (536.5). It remains above the England average (426.1).



870 vaccinations were competed yesterday (Sunday)


  • 8490 PCR tests were completed during the week ending 14th July 2021
  • Of these, 11.1% were positive. That is down on the 11.2% positivity rate recorded during the previous period
  • 3331 “lateral flow” tests were also completed on 18th July 2021.

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