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

These are the 12 areas of South Tyneside with the lowest Covid infection rates as cases continue to fall

As coronavirus cases are continuing to fall across South Tyneside, we reveal the areas of the borough with the lowest infection rates.

Tuesday, 8th February 2022, 5:14 pm

Latest figures from the Government show that Covid-19 cases are still rapidly falling across South Tyneside, following a spike which peaked on January 8.

In the seven days leading up to February 2, the borough recorded an infection rate of 792 cases per 100,000 people – with 1,197 positive cases recorded.

By comparison, in the week leading up to January 26, South Tyneside recorded 1,852 positive cases which gave a rate of 1,225.4 per 100,000 people.

South Shields East currently has the lowest Covid-19 case rate in the borough, with 410.3 per 100,000 people.

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 lowest Covid-19 infection rates in the seven days leading up to February 2.

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