These are the areas that are virtually Covid free

How well is lockdown in Sheffied working? These Sheffield neighbourhoods recorded fewer than three Covid cases in the last week

Sheffield has now been in a lockdown for more than two months - but which areas are reporting the lowest number of cases?

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 2:18 pm

The latest Government figures show 2560 neighbourhoods in England/734 neighbourhoods in Scotland are almost Covid-free, with fewer than three cases in the latest seven-day period.

In Sheffield, 12 neighbourhoods recorded fewer than three Covid cases in the last week.

As part of Boris Johnson’s roadmap, the ‘Stay at Home’ rule is expected to come to an end on March 29, with outdoor gatherings of either six people or two households allowed.

Here we reveal which neighbourhoods have seen the fewest number of cases between 5/6 March and 12/13 March.

In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a digital subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Nancy Fielder, editor.

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