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These are the areas of Sunderland where Covid-19 cases are falling the fastest.

These are the 12 areas in and around Sunderland where Covid-19 cases are falling the fastest

Despite Covid-19 case rates remaining very high across Wearside, Sunderland is starting to see a drop in infections – here we reveal the areas where cases are falling the fastest.

Tuesday, 18th January 2022, 12:24 pm

The recent surge in Covid-19 cases peaked in Sunderland on January 8 according to official Government figures.

In the seven days leading up to January 8, Wearside recorded a case rate 2,778.9 per 100,000 people, with 7,721 positive cases in that period.

Just four days later on January 12, Sunderland has seen a rapid drop in cases with a rate of 1,986 per 100,000 people – resulting in 5,518 cases recorded.

According to latest figures, Herrington and Doxford have seen the sharpest drop in cases, with 46.1% less cases in the seven days leading up to January 12.

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 where Covid-19 cases are falling the fastest.

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