These are the areas of South Tyneside with the highest Covid-19 case rates as further restrictions are announced.

The 12 areas of South Tyneside with the highest Covid case rates as Boris Johnson implements further restrictions

Following the Prime Minister confirming the move to ‘Plan B’ of the Government’s coronavirus strategy, we reveal the areas of South Tyneside with the highest Covid case rates.

Thursday, 9th December 2021, 4:18 pm

Boris Johnson announced further coronavirus restrictions to come into force in England during a Downing Street press conference on Wednesday, December 8, in an effort to halt the spread of the Omicron variant.

The Prime Minister advised members of the public to work from home where possible, extended the wearing of face coverings to most indoor venues and introduced Covid passports for large venues.

Latest data shows that South Tyneside recorded a Covid-19 case rate of 278.6 per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to December 3.

Across the borough in the week-long period, 421 positive coronavirus cases were confirmed.

Jarrow Town was the worst affected area, with a Covid-19 case rate of 413.3.

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 December 3.

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