These are the areas of South Tyneside that have seen the biggest increase in Covid-19 cases.

These are the 12 areas of South Tyneside that have seen the biggest rise in Covid-19 cases

South Tyneside has seen a rise in coronavirus cases throughout March so far – here are the areas of the borough that have seen the biggest increase.

Tuesday, 15th March 2022, 10:56 am

According to the latest government data, South Tyneside recorded a rate of 270.6 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to March 9 – with 409 people testing positive for the virus.

By comparison, at the start of the month, the borough had a rate of 207.8 per 100,000 people, equating to 314 cases over the seven day period leading up to March 1.

Currently, West Harton has seen the biggest jump in cases, with a 300% rise in the last seven days.

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 March 9.

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