How well is lockdown in South Tyneside working? Here are the areas where Covid infections rose in the third week of March

South Tyneside has now been in a lockdown for nearly three months - but there are still areas where coronavirus cases are rising.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 12:17 pm
The areas of South Tyneside where Covid cases have risen
The areas of South Tyneside where Covid cases have risen

The latest figures show 11 out of 22 areas have seen an increase in infections in the latest seven-day period.

An additional four areas have stayed the same while the remaining seven have seen a fall in the number of Covid cases.

Here we reveal which neighbourhoods have seen the biggest rise in case rates per 100,000 people between March 12 and March 19.

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Westoe has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise to 61.7 per 100,000 on March 19. The week before on March 12 the area had fewer than three cases which means the information is not available.
Jarrow Town has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise from 71.9 per 100,000 on March 19. The week before on March 12 the area had fewer than three cases which means the information is not available.
Boldon Colliery has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise from 85.5 per 100,000 on March 19. The week before on March 12 the area had fewer than three cases which means the information is not available.
Cleadon Park has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise from 99.7 per 100,000 on March 19. The week before on March 12 the area had fewer than three cases which means the information is not available.
Harton East has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise from 126.1 per 100,000 on March 19. The week before on March 12 the area had fewer than three cases which means the information is not available.
Whitburn and Marsden has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 9%, from 141.1 per 100,000 people on March 12 to 153.9 per 100,000 people on March 19.
Biddick Hall has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 56%, from 124.8 per 100,000 people on March 12 to 194.2 per 100,000 people on March 19.
West Boldon has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 71%, from 113.5 per 100,000 people on March 12 to 194.6 per 100,000 people on March 19.
Brockley Whins has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 83%, from 111.6 per 100,000 people on March 12 to 204.5 per 100,000 people on March 19.
Simonside has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 100%, from 106.3 per 100,000 people on March 12 to 212.5 per 100,000 people on March 19.
Horsley Hill has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 125%, from 60.8 per 100,000 people on March 12 to 136.8 per 100,000 people on March 19.