These are the areas of South Tyneside where Covid-19 cases continue to remain high.

These are the 12 areas in South Tyneside where Covid-19 cases continue to remain high

Despite South Tyneside seeing a slight drop in the number of Covid-19 cases, some areas of the borough continue to remain high.

Friday, 8th April 2022, 1:54 pm

According to the latest government data, South Tyneside recorded a rate of 637.8 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to April 2 – with 964 people testing positive for the virus.

By comparison, when cases peaked on March 27, the borough had a rate of 756.9 per 100,000 people, equating to 1,144 cases over the seven day period.

Currently, Westoe is the worst affected area with 975.3 cases per 100,000 people.

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 that have seen the biggest increase in cases in the week leading up to April 2.

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