These are the areas of Sunderland with the lowest Covid-19 infections.

The 12 areas in and around Sunderland with the lowest Covid case rates as infections continue to rapidly fall

The amount of Covid-19 cases that have been recorded in Sunderland is almost half of what was reported at the start of May – here we reveal the areas with the lowest infections.

Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 4:41 pm

According to the latest government data, Sunderland recorded a rate of 87.1 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to May 18 – with 242 people testing positive for the virus.

By comparison, at the start of the month on May 1, Wearside had a rate of 151.5 cases per 100,000 people, equating to 421 cases.

Currently, Pennywell, Grindon, Lakeside and Farringdon have the lowest infections as no data is available due to having less than three confirmed cases.

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

Here we reveal the areas of Sunderland with the lowest amount of Covid-19 cases in the week leading up to May 18.

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