10 South Tyneside areas with the highest Covid rates as third national lockdown imposed
Areas in South Tyneisde have seen a surge in Covid cases in the week after Christmas as spread of new variant causes third national lockdown.
By Poppy Kennedy
Published 5th Jan 2021, 17:14 BST
These are the 10 areas in South Tyneside with the highest Covid case rates recorded between Thursday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 30, according to official figures.
The case rate takes into account the number of people living in each area compared to the number of people who have tested positive for the virus and are measured by 100,000 people.
The figures are based on tests carried out in laboratories (pillar one of the Government’s testing programme) and in the wider community (pillar two). Pictures are for illustrative purposes only.
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