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COVID-19 Daily Data Tracker

Description

This dataset contains daily data trackers for the COVID-19 pandemic, aggregated by month and starting 18th March 2020. The dataset is updated on weekly basis. The first release of COVID-19 data on this platform was on 1st June 2020.

The data is accurate as at 8.00 a.m. on Friday 18.06.21. Some narrative for the data covering the latest period is provided here below:

People with Covid Symptoms

• NHS Pathways/111 triages – as at 15.6.21 there had been 93 total covid triages in the CYC area in the last 7 days. The peak number of triages was 653 in the 7 day period to 20.9.20.

• As at 17.6.21, the Covid Symptom App estimates 582 per 100,000 in York with symptomatic covid (responses from a sample of 3,799 people). The peak rate was 1,283 on 7.1.21.

Diagnosed cases

• As at 17.6.21 York has had 12,716 cases since the start of the pandemic, a rate of 6,038 per 100,000 of population. The cumulative rate in York is below the national (7,126) and regional (7,496) averages.

• The PHE ‘Exceedance’ rating compares the no. of new cases over a 14 day period with the previous 6 weeks and provides a RAG rating to indicate if the previously observed trend in the number of new cases is worsening. The latest rating for York (14.6.21) is Red.

• The provisional rate of new Covid cases per 100,000 of population for the period 9.6.21 to 15.6.21 in York is 82.6 (174 cases). (Using data published on Gov.uk on 17.6.21).

• The latest official “validated” rate of new Covid cases per 100,000 of population for the period 6.6.21 to 12.6.21 in York was 68.4 (144 cases). The national and regional averages at this date were 75.2 and 81.8 respectively (using data published on Gov.uk on 17.6.21).

• York is currently ranked 84th out of 149 Upper Tier Local Authorities (UTLAs) in England with a rank of 1 indicating the lowest 7 day rate.

• For the 7 day period 6.6.21.to 12.6.21, the number of cases in each ward varied from 1 to 24 and rates varied from 12 to 158.2 per 100,000.

• The rate of new Covid cases per 100,000 of population for the period 6.6.21 to 12.6.21 for people aged 60+ in York was 10.1 (5 cases). The national and regional averages were 14.3 and 14.6 respectively.

• As at 16.6.21, the latest 7 day positivity rate in York (Pillar 2 PCR tests only) was 5.6%. The national and regional averages are 4.4% and 5.4% respectively.

• As at 16.6.21 the latest 7 day positivity rate in York (Pillar 2 Lateral Flow Tests only) was 0.43%. The national and regional averages are 0.4% and 0.5% respectively.

• As at 16.6.21 the latest 7 day positivity rate in York (Pillar 1 tests only) was 0.5%. The national average is 0.5%.

• As at 11.6.21 York University reported 6 individuals within the University community who were currently self-isolating because they have had a positive COVID-19 test. The peak number was 331 on the 19.10.20.

• As at 14.6.21 York St. John reported 2 individuals within the University community who were currently self-isolating because they have had a positive COVID-19 test. The peak number was 82 on the 8.10.20.

Contact Tracing

• Local Contact Tracing. Between 10.3.21 and 11.6.21, 346 referrals had been actioned by the local contact tracing service. Of the referrals actioned, 328 (94.8%) were successful and 18 (5.2%) were unable to be reached via phone or home visit, but guidance leaflets were posted where possible. (NB on the 10.3.21 the local CYC team became responsible for contacting all cases rather than just those that the national team could not contact).

Cases in Residential Care Settings

• As at 16.6.21 there was 1 care home in the CYC area with confirmed Covid-19 infection (at least 1 case of either a staff member or resident).

• The latest ‘outbreak’ (2+ cases) in a residential care setting in York were reported by PHE on 25.2.21 (1 home).

Cases amongst School Aged Children

• In the 7 days up to 14.6.21 there were 18 children of primary or secondary school age who tested positive (across 12 different schools).

COVID Bed Occupancy in York Hospital

• As at 15.6.21 there were 4 confirmed Covid-19 patients in General/Acute beds. The previous figure was 2 on 8.6.21. The peak number was 157 on 19.1.21.

• As at 15.6.21 there were 0 confirmed Covid-19 patients and 0 suspected Covid-19 patients in the Intensive Treatment Unit. The previous figures were 0 and 0 on 8.6.21. The peak number for people in ITU was 19 on 10.5.20.

R Number

• The ‘R’ value (the number of people that one infected person will pass on a virus to, on average) for the North East and Yorkshire area on 11.6.21 was estimated to be in the range 1.0 to 1.2. The previous estimate was (0.9 to 1.1) on 4.6.21.

Variants of Concern

• Published data from Public Health England shows that in York, up to 9.6.21, there had been 51 cases (genomically confirmed or provisional genotyping) of the Delta Variant of Concern (VOC-21APR-02) which was first identified in India. More recent provisional data is available on cases where the test was processed in a laboratory which can identify Variants of Concern. This shows that in the most recent month, 82% of new cases in York were likely to be the Delta Variant.

Total Vaccinations

• As at 16.6.21 a total of 128,338 CYC residents have had the first dose of the vaccine. This represents 73.8% of the estimated adult (18+) population of York.

• As at 16.6.21 a total of 90,128 CYC residents have had both doses of the vaccine. This represents 51.8% of the estimated adult (18+) population of York.

Deaths

The two sources about deaths from Covid-19 at LA level are ONS data and local registrar data. They are derived from the same source (civil registration data). ONS data is more comprehensive as it includes deaths of York residents which have occurred and been registered outside York. Local registrar data provides a breakdown by age and gender. The most recently available data is summarised below:

ONS Weekly data: In the most recent period (Week 22: 29.5.21 to 4.6.21) 1 Covid-19 death was recorded as having occurred for a CYC resident.

ONS Cumulative data: Since the start of the pandemic, for deaths occurring up to 4th June 2021 and registered up to 12th June 2021, 397 Covid-19 deaths were recorded as having occurred for CYC residents (228 in hospital, 136 in care homes, 25 at home/elsewhere and 8 in a hospice). The number of deaths per 100,000 of population in York is 188.49 which is lower than the national average of 232.61

Age / Gender breakdown (using registrar data): The average age of the CYC residents who died was 82.1, with an age range of 44-104. The age profile of the CYC residents who have died is older than the national average (79.6% were aged 75+ compared with 72.9% nationally). 47.7% of the CYC residents who died were male. The national average is 54.4%.

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Additional Info

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Author City of York Council - Business Intelligence Hub
Maintainer City of York Council - Business Intelligence Hub

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City of York Council


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Open Government Licence 3.0 (United Kingdom)

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