Coronavirus infections are still rising in 14 areas of Sheffield.

The 14 Sheffield areas where Covid infections are still rising despite lockdown

Coronavirus infections continue to increase in 14 areas across Sheffield, after the nation documented an all-time high of 1,820 virus deaths yesterday.

Thursday, 21st January 2021, 2:11 pm

Latest Public Health England data from the seven days to January 15, has revealed more than a dozen neighbourhoods in Sheffield where virus cases are still on the rise – while overall, infection rates are decreasing in both the city and across the whole of South Yorkshire.

It comes after the UK recorded the highest number of daily Covid-19 fatalities yesterday (Wednesday, January 20) when an additional 1,820 people were confirmed to have lost their lives within 28 days of a positive virus test.

This brings the UK’s total number of deaths from coronavirus up to 93,290 since the pandemic first hit last year.

Find out where the 14 areas of Sheffield where virus infections are still on the rise below.

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