These are the areas of South Tyneside with the lowest Covid-19 case rates.

The 12 areas in South Tyneside with the lowest Covid case rates as infections continue to fall in May

So far in May, Covid-19 cases have been continuing to fall across the borough – here we reveal the areas with the lowest infections.

Tuesday, 17th May 2022, 4:17 pm

According to the latest government data, South Tyneside recorded a rate of 107.2 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to May 11 – with 162 people testing positive for the virus.

By comparison, at the start of the month on May 1, the borough had a rate of 185.9 cases per 100,000 people, equating to 281 cases.

Currently, Harton East has the lowest infection rate as no data is available due to having less than three confirmed cases.

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 lowest amount of Covid-19 cases in the week leading up to May 11.

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