The four areas of Northumberland with the highest Covid infections.

Coronavirus: 15 areas with most cases are revealed

Latest Covid infection figures for Northumberland indicate cases have fallen by five per cent since last week.

By Amanda Bourn
Friday, 13th August 2021, 1:20 pm
Updated Friday, 13th August 2021, 4:00 pm

A total of 781 people tested positive for the virus between August 5 and 11, and the overall infection rate stands at 243.9 per 100,000 people. The week before it was 257.

The majority of people who contracted Covid were aged between 20 and 29.

Dr Yvonne Doyle, medical director for Public Health England, said: “Data suggests that cases are currently stable, although rates remain high across the country.

Vaccines are breaking the link between infections and serious illness.”

Here are the 15 areas with the highest rates:

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