Where has the most covid cases in the North East - area by area breakdown
A interactive map has unveiled where the most Covid-19 cases have been recorded in the North East.
Latest figures show an Durham City has had a huge number of confirmed cases at 596 compared to other Covid-19 hot spots like Newcastle City Centre & Arthur’s Hill (112 cases), Shieldfield & Heaton Park (83 cases) and Newbottle and Penshaw (64 cases).
Hundreds of cases have been reported in a seven-day period (between October 13 and October 19) and the areas with the most cases in England can be found on a new interactive map.
Discussions with leaders in the North East remain ongoing after Liverpool City and Lancashire were put into tier 3 – with Greater Manchester set to follow from the early hours of Friday, October 23.
Previously, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not ruled out further measures in the North East.
The highest number of cases were recorded in these areas between October 13 and 19:
Durham City: 460
Newcastle City Centre & Arthur's Hill: 93
Shieldfield & Heaton Park: 80
Aykley Heads, Neville’s Cross and Langley Moor: 55
Chester-le-Street town and Pelton Fell: 53
South Jesmond and Sandyford: 49
The Fens, Elwick and Hart: 47
Fenham : 47
Houghton West: 41