Sheffield areas where Covid infections rose in the third week of June as ‘Freedom Day’ approaches

The countdown is on until Covid restrictions in England are lifted on the 19 July.

Friday, 2nd July 2021, 2:59 pm
Covid-19 cases are still on the up in some neighbourhoods as the UK approaches "Freedom Day" on July 19. Photo by JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images.

Although case rates have predominantly fallen across the country, there are still some areas where coronavirus cases are rising.

The latest figures show 54 out of 70 in the city still saw a rise in infections in the latest seven-day period covering the third week in June.

Sheffield City Council recorded 806 cases in the seven days to 25 June, a rate of 137 per 100,000 people.

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Bents Green has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 475% from 41.6 to 239.1 per 100,000.

As restrictions stay in place for a few more weeks, we reveal which neighbourhoods saw the biggest rise in case rates per 100,000 people between 18 and 25 June.

Totley and Bradway has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 401%, from 39.2 to 196.2 per 100,000.
Park Hill & Wybourn has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 350%, from 44.2 to 199.1 per 100,000.
Meersbrook has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 286%, from 78 to 286.
Deepcar and Bolsterstone has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 266%, from 51.9 to 190.2 per 100,000.
Hackenthorpe has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 266%, from 52.9 to 193.8 per 100,000.
Springvale & Steel Bank has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 250%, from 98.7 to 345.3 per 100,000.
Birley has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 220%, from 45.3 to 144.8 per 100,000.
Hillsborough, Owlerton & Wadsley Bridge has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 200%, from 49.1 to 147.4.
Woodthorpe has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 200%, from 78.5 to 235.4 per 100,000.
Shiregreen South has seen rates of positive Covid cases rise by 200%, from 43.2 to 129.5.