The 15 areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid-19 rates as case numbers rise

New figures show Covid-19 cases have increased in Northumberland in recent days.

Saturday, 20th March 2021, 7:00 am
Areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid-19 rates.

Data published by Northumberland County Council reveals there were 197 positive cases across the county in the week to March 17.

The rate is 61.51 cases per 100,000 for the same period.

By comparison the rate was 47.46 in the week to March 13 with 152 positive cases.

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There were 23 positive cases in Cramlington South East where the rate is 505.6.

Here are the 15 areas of Northumberland with the highest rates.

There were 13 positive cases in Lynemouth ward where the rate is 289.7.
There were 10 positive cases in Blyth's Isabella ward where the rate is 210.7.
There were eight positive cases in Blyth's Cowpen ward where the rate is 178.1.
There were eight positive cases in Holywell ward where the rate is 157.9.
There were eight positive cases in Seaton with Newbiggin West where the rate is 153.9.
There were seven positive cases in Bothal ward where the rate is 153.8.
There were six positive cases in Cramlington East where the rate is 141.7.
There were seven positive cases in Ponteland North where the rate is 140.6.
There were five positive cases in Morpeth North where the rate is 105.0.
There were five positive cases in Hartley ward where the rate is 102.3.
There were six positive cases in Blyth's Kitty Brewster ward where the rate is 92.4.
There were six positive cases in Druridge Bay ward where the rate is 92.0.
There were five positive cases in Prudhoe South where the rate is 88.8.
There were five positive cases in Seghill with Seaton Delaval where the rate is 81.6.