The 13 areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid rates as infections rise

Covid-19 rates in Northumberland have seen a slight rise in recent days.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 4:23 pm
Updated Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 11:22 am
Areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid rates.

Latest data from Public Health England, published by Northumberland County Council, reveals there were 44 confirmed positive cases in the county in the week to May 30.

The infection rate is 13.74 positive cases per 100,000 – a rise from the 7.8 per 100,000 recorded a week earlier but still a far cry from the last wave.

Large swathes of the county have not recorded any recent positive cases.

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The rate in Bedlington West is 67.1.

Here are the 13 areas with the highest rates.

The rate in Cramlington Eastfield is 57.28.
The rate in Bellingham ward is 51.35.
The rate in Longhorsley ward is 49.07.
The rate in Seghill with Seaton Delaval is 48.94.
The rate in Morpeth North is 41.98.
The rate in Blyth's Wensleydale ward is 41.79.
The rate in Stocksfield and Broomhaugh is 41.23.
The rate in Ponteland North is 40.18.
The rate in Newsham ward is 39.64.
The rate in Bedlington Central is 38.01.
The rate in Plessey ward is 25.91.
The rate in Hexham West is 25.34.