Areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid rates.

The 11 areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid infection rates

Covid rates in Northumberland are on the increase as concerns rise about the potential impact of the Omicron variant.

Saturday, 11th December 2021, 4:55 pm
Updated Saturday, 11th December 2021, 4:59 pm

Latest data from Public Health England shows a steady rise in case rates since the start of December, with 1,273 positive cases in the week to December 8.

However, rates are still lower than previous peaks in July and October.

The countywide rate is 393.1 positive cases per 100,000 people.

Here are the 11 areas of Northumberland with the highest rates.

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