The 18 areas in Sunderland which have seen a fall in Covid cases.
The 18 areas in Sunderland which have seen a fall in Covid cases.

Has lockdown worked for Sunderland? Here are the areas where Covid infections fell the fastest in the last seven days

Sunderland has now been in a lockdown for nearly three months - but are coronavirus cases falling everywhere?

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 2:28 pm

The latest figures show 18 out of 36 areas of Sunderland have seen a drop in infections in the latest seven-day period.

An additional six areas have seen no change over the seven days and the other 12 areas have seen an increase in the number of cases.

Overall figures show positive cases are continuing to fall in the local authority.

Here we reveal which neighbourhoods have seen the biggest drop in case rates per 100,000 people between 12 March and 19 March.

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