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

The 12 areas of South Tyneside with the fewest Covid infections as cases remain low

As Covid-19 cases continue to remain low across the borough, we reveal the areas where they remain the lowest.

Friday, 13th May 2022, 4:55 am

According to the latest government data, South Tyneside recorded a rate of 145.6 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to May 7 – with 220 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 over the seven-day period.

Currently, Whitburn and Marsden has the lowest case rate, with 51.4 cases per 100,000 people.

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 Covid-19 case rates in the week leading up to May 7.

Currently, Whitburn and Marsden has the lowest case rate, with 51.4 cases per 100,000 people.

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