These are the areas of South Tyneside where Covid cases are dropping the fastest.

These are the 12 areas in South Tyneside where Covid-19 cases are dropping the fastest

Covid-19 cases have been falling in South Tyneside throughout the first week of April – here we reveal the areas where they are dropping the fastest.

According to the latest government data, South Tyneside recorded a rate of 395 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to April 8 – with 597 people testing positive for the virus.

By comparison, at the start of the month, on April 1, the borough had a rate of 672.3 per 100,000 people, equating to 1,016 cases over the seven-day period.

Currently, Jarrow Town is the area that has seen the biggest drop in cases, with 63.6% less than the previous week.

Data for the last five days is unavailable as it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Here we reveal the areas of South Tyneside where Covid-19 cases have seen the biggest drop in the week leading up to April 8.

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