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

The 12 areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 infection rates as cases begin to rise again

Covid-19 cases across Wearside have seen a rise in the last seven days as we reveal the areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 case rates.

Friday, 15th October 2021, 4:32 pm

Coronavirus cases have been rising across Sunderland over the last seven days – with 1,003 new cases recorded in the week up to October 9.

On October 9, Wearside had a case rate of 361 per 100,000 people.

By comparison on October 2, the city had a Covid-19 case rate of 295.8 per 100,000 people – with 822 cases in the seven day period.

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 October 9.

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