These are the areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 case rates in the seven days leading up to October 20.

The 12 areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 infection rates as cases continue to rise across Wearside

Covid-19 cases across Wearside are continuing to rise as we reveal the areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 case rates.

Wednesday, 27th October 2021, 4:55 am

Coronavirus cases have been continue to rise across Sunderland over the last seven days – with 1,222 new cases recorded in the week up to October 20.

On October 20, Wearside had a case rate of 439.8 per 100,000 people.

Latest figures from the Government show that Houghton West is the worst affected area of Wearside, with a rate of 879.5 per 100,000 people.

By comparison on October 13, the city had a Covid-19 case rate of 377.9 per 100,000 people – with 1,050 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 20.

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