The 12 areas of South Tyneside with the highest Covid-19 infection rates as cases continue to rise across the borough
Covid-19 cases across South Tyneside are continuing to rise as we reveal the areas of the borough with the highest Covid-19 case rates.
Coronavirus cases have been continue to rise across South Tyneside over the last seven days – with 639 new cases recorded in the week up to October 20.
On October 20, the borough had a case rate of 422.8 per 100,000 people.
Latest figures from the Government show that Boldon Colliery is the worst affected area of South Tyneside, with a rate of 998.5 per 100,000 people.
By comparison on October 13, the borough had a Covid-19 case rate of 347.4 per 100,000 people – with 525 cases in the seven day period.
Data for the last five days is not included as it may not yet be complete or accurate.
Here we reveal the areas of South Tyneside that have the highest Covid-19 case rates per 100,000 people in the seven days leading up to October 20.