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North Yorkshire Covid-19 infection rates now at a similar rate to September 2020

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The North Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum met today to brief the media (03 March 2021).

  • Continued reduction of infection rates and cases in hospital
  • Infection rates down from 84 to 58.2 per 100,000 for North Yorkshire
  • Hospital cases down by 46 over 7-day to a total of 199 in-patients  for North Yorkshire

7 day infection rate/ 100,000 (week to 3 March 2021)

  • England Average – 85.8
  • North Yorkshire – 58.2
  • Scarborough – 46
  • Craven – 31.5
  • Selby – 58.5
  • Harrogate – 77.1
  • Richmond – 65.1
  • Ryedale – 36.1
  • Hambleton – 65.5

7 day infection rate/ 100,000 (week to 23 February 2021)

  • England Average – 119
  • North Yorkshire – 84
  • Scarborough – 68
  • Craven – 77
  • Selby – 108
  • Harrogate – 95
  • Richmond – 101
  • Ryedale – 87
  • Hambleton – 68

Hospitals

Hospital in-patients with Covid-19 (3 March 2021).

  • All North Yorkshire hospitals – 199 (down 46)
  • ICU case in North Yorkshire – 34 (down 9)
  • Harrogate –  48 (down 5)
  • York –  33  (down 9)
  • Scarborough  – 7  (down 6)
  • South Tees –  101  (down 37)
  • Darlington – 19  (down 9)
  • Airedale –   11 (up 6)

Hospital staff sickness 407 (up 31)

No cases of concern of South African variant in North Yorkshire according to testing.

PCR testing capacity remains good.

Rapid testing / surge testing in place.

Vaccine 

270,000 vaccinate in North Yorkshire

Schools

Rapid testing being rolled out in schools

Community Collect where people can collect batches of test kits

Care Homes

235 care settings in North Yorkshire

53 have 1 or more cases (down from 64)

Expected that guidance on care home visits to be released imminently.



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