These are the areas of Sunderland with the highest Covid infection rates.

These are the 12 Sunderland areas with highest Covid-19 infections in the past week

As official figures show coronavirus infection rates continuing to rise across the UK, we reveal the areas of Sunderland with the highest case rates.

Thursday, 23rd December 2021, 11:33 am

Across the UK, there were 521,602 positive test results in the week to December 16, up 51% from the week before.

At a regional level, London has the highest infection rates in the UK, with 1455.8 cases per 100,000 people, followed by the East of England, with 893.5 cases per 100,000.

The North East has the lowest rate, with 435.3 cases per 100,000.

At neighbourhood level, Covid-19 case rates have been published for the week to December 16`.

Here are the neighbourhoods in Sunderland with the highest case rates in the past week.

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