The 13 areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid infection rates

Covid rates are continuing to fall across most of Northumberland but there are still pockets with higher levels of infection.

Friday, 12th March 2021, 7:00 am
Areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid-19 rates.

Latest data published by Northumberland County Council reveals there were 53.39 positive cases per 100,000 in the week to March 9. There were 171 positive cases over the same period.

Here are the 13 areas of Northumberland with the highest rates.

There were 13 positive cases in Druridge Bay ward in the week to March 9 with the rate at 199.2 per 100,000.

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There were 11 positive cases in Ashington's Hirst ward where the rate is 197.3.
There were nine positive cases in Ashington Central where the rate is 180.1.
There were eight positive cases in Blyth's Croft ward where the rate is 171.8.
There were 11 positive cases in Blyth's Kitty Brewster ward with the rate at 169.4.
There were eight positive cases in Ashington's College ward where the rate is 158.7.
There were eight positive cases in Holywell ward where the rate is 157.9.
There were seven positive cases in Blyth's Cowpen ward where the rate is 155.9.
There were six positive cases in Hexham East where the rate is 131.1.
There were five positive cases in Bedlington West where the rate is 111.8.
There were five positive cases in Newbiggin Central and East where the rate is 110.3.
There were six positive cases in Seghill with Seaton Delaval where the rate is 97.9.
There were five positive cases in South Blyth where the rate is 96.6.