Sheffield news Suggestion of coronavirus local lockdown in York dismissed MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The city's director of public health said there is no evidence to suggest that cases are increasing in York

Sheffield news Suggestion of coronavirus local lockdown in York dismissed MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The city's director of public health said there is no evidence to suggest that cases are increasing in York

Sheffield news  Suggestion of coronavirus local lockdown in York dismissed MetiNews.Com
30 June 2020 - 14:56

Breaking News ! Reports that York could see a spike in coronavirus cases and a possible local lockdown appear to have been sparked by a single positive Covid-19 test result. The council has also rejected the concerns after York was named in national newspapers as one of 36 towns or cities that have seen a rise in coronavirus cases. But a report in The Daily Telegraph says this is because York recorded one positive Covid-19 test result in the week up to June 26 – after having zero cases reported the week before – according to Public Health England figures. The city council's director of public health, Sharon Stoltz, has also dismissed the report, saying 'there is no evidence to suggest that cases are increasing in York'. She said: “It is unclear where these figures in the national media reported for York came from. I can reassure residents and businesses in York that the city currently has relatively low numbers of cases of COVID-19 and a local lockdown is certainly not necessary. “Current figures show that York has an infection rate of rate of 421.6 per 100,000 of population. Read More Related Articles York pubs and bars relieved as flood threat eases ahead of reopening Read More Related Articles York statue not under threat despite Church of England review of monuments "To put this into context, the rate across England is 425.

.6. Furthermore, as we produce seven day rolling averages there is no evidence to suggest that cases are increasing in York. “I will be making a public presentation to the next Outbreak Control Advisory Board on how we use data and to reassure residents and businesses that we are doing everything we can locally to control the virus. Sign up for the NorthYorkshireLive newsletter Get the latest NorthYorkshireLive news direct to your inbox with our newsletter. We send out daily newsletters with the best news and features - enter your email address here to sign up. You can also find NorthYorkshireLive on Facebook and Twitter, and download our YorkshireLive app which is completely customisable! “This data reflects the commitment of our residents to staying alert, controlling the virus and following guidelines to wash hands regularly, wear face coverings where social distancing is difficult and staying home if they present symptoms. “Our collective effort is not over, and we must continue to be vigilant as our city further reopens, to ensure that we can do this as safely as possible.”

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Sheffield news Suggestion of coronavirus local lockdown in York dismissed MetiNews.Com


Sheffield news Suggestion of coronavirus local lockdown in York dismissed MetiNews.Com


Sheffield news Suggestion of coronavirus local lockdown in York dismissed MetiNews.Com


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