These are the areas of Sunderland that have seen the biggest rise in Covid-19 infections.

These are the 12 areas in and around Sunderland that have seen the biggest rise in Covid-19 cases

Sunderland has seen a rise in coronavirus cases throughout March so far – here are the areas of Wearside that have seen the biggest increase.

Tuesday, 15th March 2022, 10:59 am

According to the latest government data, Sunderland recorded a rate of 306.6 cases per 100,000 in the seven days leading up to March 9 – with 852 people testing positive for the virus.

By comparison, at the start of the month, Wearside had a rate of 221 per 100,000 people, equating to 614 cases over the seven day period leading up to March 1.

Currently, Fulwell has seen the biggest jump in cases, with a 188.9% rise in the last seven days.

Data for the last five days is unavailable as it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Here we reveal the areas of Sunderland where Covid-19 cases that have seen the biggest increase in cases in the week leading up to March 9.

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