The 13 areas of Northumberland with Covid rates above the England average

Thirteen areas of Northumberland currently have Covid rates above the England average

Thursday, 31st December 2020, 3:04 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st December 2020, 3:04 pm
Areas of Northumberland with Covid-19 rates above the England average.

Latest data from Public Health England, published by Northumberland County Council, reveals the county-wide infection rate was 261.7 positive cases per 100,000 on December 29 – its highest level since early November.

The England average is 374 positive cases per 100,000.

Northumberland is now in the highest Tier 4 ‘stay at home’ level of coronavirus restrictions.

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There were 53 positive cases in Haltwhistle ward in the seven days up to December 29. The infection rate is 1,099 per 100,000.

Here are the 13 areas with rates higher than the England average.

There were 42 positive cases in Prudhoe South. The rate is 746 per 100,000.
There were 32 positive cases in Corbridge ward. The rate is 735 per 100,000.
There were 34 positive cases in Prudhoe North. The rate is 633 per 100,000.
There were 28 positive cases in Haydon and Hadrian ward. The rate is 639.
There were 26 positive cases in Hexham West. The rate is 659 per 100,000.
There were 25 positive cases in Hexham Central with Acomb. The rate is 555 per 100,000.
There were 18 positive cases in Bellingham ward. The rate is 462 per 100,000.
There were 20 positive cases in Choppington ward. The rate is 432 per 100,000.
There were 19 positive cases in Hexham East. The rate is 415 per 100,000.
There were 20 positive cases in Seaton with Newbiggin West. The rate is 385 per 100,000.
There were 19 positive cases in South Tynedale. The rate is 384 per 100,000.
There were 17 positive cases in Stakeford ward. The rate is 376 per 100,000.