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Data Focus: Highest and lowest Coronavirus case rates in England this week

Coronavirus case rates have continued to fall across most of England- here’s a look at the areas with the highest and lowest levels of cases recently.

For more analysis and a look at what the latest data tells us about the easing of lockdown restrictions, click here.

 

The 20 UTLA areas with the highest prevalence of COVID-19 cases

The following upper-tier local authority areas in England had the highest rates of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in the seven-day period ending 9 February 2021.

UTLA AreaCases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people
Rutland405.74
Walsall362.20
Sandwell358.05
Middlesbrough331.96
St. Helens326.16
Knowsley310.88
Blackburn with Darwen286.58
Luton284.91
Bolton281.69
Peterborough279.84
Slough270.16
Leicester269.60
Nottingham264.04
Sunderland261.79
Wolverhampton258.96
Birmingham256.35
Bedford252.75
Liverpool249.98
Sefton249.63
Ealing248.39

 

The 20 UTLA areas with the lowest prevalence of COVID-19 cases

The following upper-tier local authority areas in England had the lowest rates of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in the seven-day period ending 9 February 2021.

UTLA AreaCases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people
Devon56.21
Plymouth58.37
County of Herefordshire74.17
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly76.20
Camden79.62
Brighton and Hove88.01
Gloucestershire88.06
Bath and North East Somerset88.47
Suffolk90.63
Tower Hamlets94.54
Torbay96.14
Islington98.16
Hackney and City of London101.02
Westminster101.41
North East Lincolnshire101.53
East Sussex103.01
Oxfordshire103.08
Wokingham103.44
Kent104.90
York106.83

 

UTLA areas where there has been an increase in the COVID-19 case rate recently

The following upper-tier local authority areas in England saw an increase in their rates of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in the seven-day period ending 9 February 2021, compared to the previous 7-day period.

UTLA AreaCases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people
Rutland405.74
Calderdale223.69
Bradford236.58
Rotherham224.93
City of Kingston upon Hull167.07
Barnsley202.13
Bolton281.69
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