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.

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

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.

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.

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