These are the areas of South Tyneside with the lowest Covid-19 case rates throughout the last week of February.

These are the 12 areas of South Tyneside with the lowest Covid-19 case rates during the last week of February

Covid-19 cases continued to drop throughout February – these were the least affected areas at the end of last month.

Monday, 7th March 2022, 3:48 pm

The latest government data shows that South Tyneside recorded a rate of 191.9 cases per 100,000 people – with 290 people testing positive in the seven days leading up to February 27.

By comparison, at the start of the month, the borough had a rate of 864.8 per 100,000 people, equating to 1,307 cases over the seven day period leading up to February 1.

Currently, Harton East has the lowest infection rate in South Tyneside, with 72.7 cases per 100,000 people.

Due to changes made to the way Covid-19 cases are reported, data for the last week is missing.

Here we reveal the areas of South Tyneside where Covid-19 cases are currently the lowest.

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