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

The 12 areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 infection rates as cases rose throughout October

Coronavirus cases across Wearside rose throughout October as we reveal the areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 case rates.

Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, 1:19 pm

Covid-19 cases have been continuing to rise across Sunderland – with 1,192 new cases recorded in the week up to October 28.

On October 20, Wearside had a case rate of 429 per 100,000 people.

Latest figures from the Government show that Herrington and Doxford is the worst affected area of Wearside, with a rate of 796.2 per 100,000 people.

By comparison, at the start of October, the city had a Covid-19 case rate of 310.6 per 100,000 people – with 863 cases in the seven day period leading up to October 1.

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 28.

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