Here are the 10 Sunderland areas with the highest Covid cases

The 10 Sunderland areas with the highest Covid rates as lockdown restrictions ease to allow 'rule of six'

These are the 10 areas in and around Sunderland where Covid rates remain the highest as lockdown measures ease on Monday, March 29.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 3:30 pm
Updated Monday, 29th March 2021, 3:35 pm

As restrictions are eased and the official ‘stay at home’ message ends, we take a look at the areas which have the highest Covid rates.

In just under three months since the third lockdown was imposed Covid cases have slowly dropped.

In the seven days up to January 5, 1,529 Covid cases were confirmed in the local authority compared to 206 in the seven days up to March 23.

The case rate takes into account the number of people living in each area compared to the number of people who have tested positive for the virus and are measured by 100,000 people.

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