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 rates as cases continue to rise

As Sunderland continues to see a rise in Covid-19 cases throughout March, we reveal the areas that are currently hit the hardest.

Monday, 28th March 2022, 1:53 pm

According to the latest government data, Sunderland recorded a rate of 654 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to March 20 – with 1,817 people testing positive for the virus.

By comparison, at the start of the month, Wearside had a rate of 221 per 100,000 people, equating to 614 cases over the seven day period leading up to March 1.

Currently, Seaburn is the worst affected area with 1,072.2 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 March 20.

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