These are the areas of Sunderland that have seen the biggest jump in Covid-19 cases.

The 12 areas in and around Sunderland where Covid-19 cases are rising most - including areas with 700% INCREASE

During the first week of June, the number of Covid infections across Sunderland increased – here we reveal the areas that saw the biggest jump in cases.

Tuesday, 14th June 2022, 2:26 pm

Covid-19 infections in Sunderland had been falling since March 28 however throughout the first week of June, Wearside has seen a rise in the number of infections.

According to the latest government data, Sunderland recorded a rate of 91.4 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to June 8 – with 254 people testing positive for the virus.

In the seven days leading up to June 3, Wearside had its lowest case rate of the pandemic so far, with a rate of 51.5 recorded as 143 people tested positive for the illness.

Pennywell and Grindon have seen a 700% increase in the number of Covid-19 cases recorded.

Data for the last five days is unavailable as it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Here we reveal the areas of Sunderland with the biggest increase in Covid-19 cases in the week leading up to June 8.

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