These are the areas of Sunderland which have seen the biggest rise and fall in Covid-19 cases.

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

Across the majority of Sunderland, Covid-19 cases are continuing to fall however there are some areas which are seeing a rise – here we reveal the places with the biggest rise and fall.

Friday, 13th August 2021, 5:19 pm

Weekly coronavirus cases have been creeping up across the UK since the start of August, with the rolling seven-day average rising for six consecutive days.

However in Sunderland, 28 areas have seen a drop in Covid-19 cases, with only 6 seeing a rise in the seven days leading up to August 6.

Over the seven day period, Wearside recorded a case rate of 264.9 per 100,000 people which is way below the national average which is 299.2 per 100,000 people.

Here we reveal the six neighbourhoods where Covid cases rose the most and the six were Covid cases fell the most in the seven days to 6 August.

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