The 15 areas in South Tyneside where there has been a rise in the number of cases

Here are the 15 South Tyneside areas where Covid infections rose in the first week of June

The number of people who have tested positive for Covid-19 almost tripled in one week – here’s he South Tyneside areas with the highest case rates.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce a delay to the easing of lockdown restrictions in England tonight (June 14).

It is expected that coronavirus restrictions will stay in place for another four weeks after the originally hoped-for June 21 ‘unlocking’ date.

Although case rates have predominantly fallen across the country, there are still some areas where coronavirus cases are rising.

The latest figures show 15 out of 23 neighbourhoods saw an increase in infections in the latest seven-day period, the first week of June.

Now as the country looks set to stay with some restrictions for another month, we reveal which neighbourhoods saw the biggest rise in case rates per 100,000 people between June 1 and 8.

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