These are the areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 case rates.

The 12 areas in and around Sunderland where Covid-19 cases continue to remain high

Despite Sunderland seeing a slight drop in the number of Covid-19 cases, some areas of Wearside continue to remain high.

Friday, 8th April 2022, 12:56 pm

According to the latest government data, Sunderland recorded a rate of 750.1 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to April 2 – with 2,084 people testing positive for the virus.

By comparison, when cases peaked on March 28, Wearside had a rate of 850.3 per 100,000 people, equating to 2,363 cases over the seven day period.

Currently, Pallion North is the worst affected area with 975.6 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 Sunderland where Covid-19 cases that have seen the biggest increase in cases in the week leading up to April 2.

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