The 12 areas in South Tyneside where Covid-19 cases are rising most - including areas with 550% INCREASE
During the first week of June, the number of Covid infections across South Tyneside increased – here we reveal the areas that saw the biggest jump in cases.
According to the latest government data, South Tyneside recorded a rate of 99.3 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to June 8 – with 150 people testing positive for the virus.
In the seven days leading up to June 2, the borough had its lowest case rate of the pandemic so far, with a rate of 49 recorded as 74 people tested positive for the illness.
Boldon Colliery has seen the biggest jump int he number of Covid-19 cases recorded, with a 550 increase.
Data for the last five days is unavailable as it may be inaccurate or incomplete.
Here we reveal the areas of South Tyneside with the biggest increase in Covid-19 cases in the week leading up to June 8.