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

The 12 areas in and around Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 infection rates as cases rise across Wearside

As coronavirus cases increase across Sunderland, we reveal the areas with the highest infection rates.

Wednesday, 29th December 2021, 1:47 pm

Covid-19 cases have been steadily rising across Sunderland throughout December – with 1,576 new cases recorded in the week up to December 23.

On December 1, Wearside had a case rate of 345.5 per 100,000 people, with 960 cases recorded in the seven day period.

Latest figures now show that Sunderland has a case rate of 567.2 per 100,000 people.

Data for the last five days is not included as it may not yet be complete or accurate.

Here we reveal the areas of Sunderland that have the highest Covid-19 case rates per 100,000 people in the seven days leading up to December 23.

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