These are the areas of Sunderland where Covid-19 cases rose fastest over the past week.

The 12 areas in and around Sunderland where Covid infections rose the fastest in the past week

These are the areas of Wearside that have seen the biggest increase in Covid-19 cases in the seven days up to November 5.

Friday, 12th November 2021, 11:56 am

Coronavirus infection rates have fallen by 15% in the past week across the UK, but remain high in certain areas.

Infection levels in Wales are the highest in the UK, and double those currently seen in London, official figures show.

Wales had 521 cases per 100,000 people in the seven days to November 10.

This is followed by South West England, with 440 cases oper 100,000, Northern Ireland, with 424 cases per 100,000, and the North East, with 422 cases per 100,000.

Here are the neighbourhoods in Sunderland with the biggest rise in case rates over the past week.

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