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

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

Covid-19 cases have been falling fast throughout April and as they continue to drop, we reveal the areas of South Tyneside with the lowest infection rates.

According to the latest government data, South Tyneside recorded a rate of 311.6 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to April 14 – with 471 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 cases per 100,000 people, equating to 1,016 cases over the seven-day period.

Currently, Harton East has the lowest case rate, with 200 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 have seen the biggest drop in the week leading up to April 14.

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