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

The 12 Sunderland areas with the highest Covid infection rates as more cases of Omicron variant found in England

Here we reveal the areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid-19 case rates as Wearside sees a rise in infections over the last two weeks.

Wednesday, 1st December 2021, 5:00 am

Coronavirus cases in Sunderland have been rising steadily across the city since Monday, November 15.

In the seven days leading up to November 24, the city recorded a case rate of 377.9 per 100,000 people, with 1,050 positive cases recorded.

By comparison, on November 15, Sunderland had a case rate of 321.8 per 100,000 after 894 were recorded in the week leading up to that date.

The most recent data shows that Columbia, Barmston and Teal Farm is the worst affected area of Sunderland, with a rate of 893.6 per 100,000 people.

However, Grangetown has seen the biggest increase in cases leading up to November 24, with a rise of 314.3%.

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 November 24.

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