The 13 areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid case numbers

Covid-19 rates continue to fall in Northumberland but there are still pockets of higher infection rates.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 7:00 am
Areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid case numbers.

Data published by Northumberland County Council puts the countywide infection rate at 83.37 per 100,000 for the week to February 27. There were 267 positive cases over the same period.

By comparison, there were 109.9 positive cases per 100,000 for the week to February 20 with 352 positive cases.

Here are the 13 areas of Northumberland with the highest case numbers in the week to February 27.

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There were 30 positive cases in Druridge Bay ward where the rate is 459.8.
There were 11 positive cases in Sleekburn ward where the rate is 252.1.
There were 10 positive cases in Seaton with Newbiggin West where the rate is 192.4.
There were 9 positive cases in Bedlington East where the rate is 191.9.
There were 9 positive cases in Cramlington West where the rate is 159.9.
There were 9 positive cases in Blyth's Kitty Brewster ward where the rate is 138.6.
There were 8 positive cases in Newsham ward where the rate is 158.5.
There were 8 positive cases in Seghill with Seaton Delaval ward where the rate is 130.5.
There were 7 positive cases in Lynemouth ward where the rate is 156.0.
There were 7 positive cases in Blyth's Croft ward where the rate is 150.3.
There were 7 positive cases in Blyth's Cowpen ward where the rate is 155.9.
There were 7 positive cases in Ashington's College ward where the rate is 138.9.
There were 7 positive cases in Cramlington Eastfield where the rate is 133.7.