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

The 12 areas of South Tyneside with the highest Covid-19 infection rates as cases rose throughout October

Coronavirus cases across the borough rose throughout October as we reveal the areas of South Tyneside with the highest Covid-19 case rates.

Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, 3:57 pm

Covid-19 cases have been continuing to rise across South Tyneside – with 711 new cases recorded in the week up to October 28.

On October 28, the borough had a case rate of 470.4 per 100,000 people.

Latest figures from the Government show that Fellgate and Hedworth is the worst affected area of South Tyneside, with a rate of 739.5 per 100,000 people.

By comparison, at the start of October, the borough had a Covid-19 case rate of 290.5 per 100,000 people – with 439 cases in the seven day period leading up to October 1.

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 28.

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