Covid in Northumberland: The 29 areas with the highest infection rates

Covid infection rates in Northumberland have hit their highest level since the pandemic began.

Friday, 16th July 2021, 3:45 pm
Areas of Northumberland with the highest covid rates.

Latest data from Public Health England, published by Northumberland County Council, puts the countywide rate at 654.4 positive cases per 100,000 population.

There were 2,096 confirmed new positive cases in the week to July 14.

That compares with 1,660 new cases in the week to July 7 when the rate was 518.3.

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There were 70 positive cases in Morpeth Kirkhill in the week to July 14 and the rate is 1,332 positive cases per 100,000.

The data also reveals that the majority of positive cases were in the 10-19 age group, followed by those aged 20-29.

Here are the 29 areas of Northumberland with the highest rates...

There were 62 positive cases in Bedlington Central where the rate is 1,178 per 100,000.
There were 55 positive cases in Pegswood ward where the rate is 1,073 per 100,000.
There were 53 positive cases in Ponteland North where the rate is 1,065 per 100,000.
There were 51 positive cases in Haltwhistle ward where the rate is 1,058 per 100,000.
There were 51 positive cases in Cramlington North where the rate is 1,044 per 100,000.
There were 58 positive cases in Cramlington West where the rate is 1,031 per 100,000.
There were 58 positive cases in Prudhoe South where the rate is 1,030 per 100,000.
There were 46 positive cases in Bywell ward where the rate is 1,013 per 100,000.
There were 43 positive cases in Bedlington West where the rate is 962 per 100,000.
There were 41 positive cases in Sleekburn ward where the rate is 940 per 100,000.
There were 45 positive cases in Stocksfield and Broomhaugh where the rate is 928 per 100,000.
There were 43 positive cases in Choppington ward where the rate is 928 per 100,000.
There were 44 positive cases in Morpeth North where the rate is 924 per 100,000.
There were 43 positive cases in Bedlington East where the rate is 917 per 100,000.
There were 41 positive cases in Blyth's Cowpen ward where the rate is 913 per 100,000.
There were 40 positive cases in Ponteland East and Stannington where the rate is 903 per 100,000.
There were 44 positive cases in Hartley ward where the rate is 900 per 100,000.
There were 55 positive cases in Seghill with Seaton Delaval where the rate is 897 per 100,000.
There were 37 positive cases in Berwick West with Ord where the rate is 886 per 100,000.
There were 41 positive cases in Blyth's Croft ward where the rate is 880 per 100,000.
There were 42 positive cases in Blyth's Wensleydale ward where the rate is 878 per 100,000.
There were 43 positive cases in Newsham ward where the rate is 852 per 100,000.
There were 43 positive cases in Prudhoe North where the rate is 801 per 100,000.
There were 40 positive cases in South Blyth where the rate is 773 per 100,000.
There were 37 positive cases in Berwick East where the rate is 764 per 100,000.
There were 36 positive cases in Blyth's Isabella ward where the rate is 759 per 100,000.
There were 47 positive cases in Blyth's Kitty Brewster ward where the rate is 724 per 100,000.
There were 27 positive cases in Blyth's Plessey ward where the rate is 700 per 100,000.