Coronavirus in Northumberland.

The 15 Covid hotspots in Northumberland as lockdown begins

Latest figures show a small rise in coronavirus levels across Northumberland.

By Ian Smith
Thursday, 5th November 2020, 7:00 am

Data from Public Health England, published by Northumberland County Council, reveals the county-wide infection rate was 190.8 positive cases per 100,000 on November 2.

This compares with 180.5 positive cases per 100,000 on October 25 and 159.6 positive cases per 100,000 on October 21.

There were 611 confirmed positive cases in the seven days up to November 2 compared with 578 in the week up to October 25 and 511 for the week up to October 21.

Here are the 15 council wards in Northumberland with the highest figures.

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