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

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

The amount of Covid-19 cases that have been recorded in South Tyneside is almost half of what was reported at the start of May – here we reveal the areas with the lowest infections.

According to the latest government data, South Tyneside recorded a rate of 99.9 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to May 18 – with 151 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, Fellgate and Hedworth have the lowest infection rates 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 18.

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