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North Yorkshire: Covid-19 infection rates and hospital cases continue to drop

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The North Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum met today to brief the media (3 February 2021).

  • Small number of cases of the South African variant case in Borough of Scarborough and believed to be linked to international challenge.
  • Improved Infection Rates across the UK and all areas of North Yorkshire

7 day infection rate/ 100,000 (week to 02 February 2021)

England Average – 257.6
North Yorkshire – 164.2
Scarborough – 107.9
Craven – 155.8
Selby – 214.1
Harrogate – 180.9
Richmond – 178.7
Ryedale – 83.1
Hambleton – 198.7

7 day infection rate/ 100,000 (week to 26 January 2021)

England Average – 369
North Yorkshire – 208
Scarborough – 113
Craven – 219
Selby – 256
Harrogate – 228
Richmond – 248
Ryedale – 166
Hambleton – 230

Hospitals

Slight drop with numbers moving in the right direction.

A Quick drop is not expected.

Hospital in-patients with Covid-19 (02 February 2021).

All North Yorkshire hospitals – 440 (down 64) with  50 in ICU (down 11)
Harrogate –  64 (up 10)
York –  133 (down 30)
Scarborough  – 42 (down 10)
South Tees –  201 (down 34)
Darlington – 33 (down 15)
Airedale –   68 (down 21)

Hospital in-patients with Covid-19 (26 January 2021)

All North Yorkshire hospitals – 504 (up 33) with 61 in ICU (up 10)
Harrogate – 54 (up 10)
York –  163 (up 1)
Scarborough  – 52 (up 9)
South Tees – 235 (up 13)
Darlington – 48 (down 15)
Airedale –  89 (up 1)

 

Care homes 

234 residential settings

77 have 1 or more cases

56 with 2 or more cases (termed an outbreak)

Large outbreaks down from 9 to 3

143 staff residents with Covid. (identical to previous week)

Vaccine

Nationally 9 million doses

North East and Yorkshire

1.3m first doses given

74K 2nd doses given

All but 1 care home has had residents vaccinated, with 1 with an outbreak where it was not possible.

Ripon has opened today for vaccinations.

Reminder given that protection may only start 2 to 3 weeks after vaccination.

Police

143 Fixed Penalties given in last week

Of those 143  :

86 local residents
57 visitors to the county
67  outside a place of living
10 outdoor gathering
63 indoor gathering
2 obstruction offence

By District:

Craven – 17
Hambleton – 7
Harrogate – 6
Richmondshire – 0
Ryedale – 4
Scarborough – 55
Selby – 9
York – 45

Education

Attendance 18% overall

with 8% attending Secondary Schools

and 26% attending Primary Schools

3,000 devices distributed across North Yorkshire, but there is further demand and work is ongoing to identify the deman.



 

 

 

 

 


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