The Steel City had the ninth highest rate of infection per 100,000 of the population as of 4pm on Sunday – the latest available data.
It was one of three South Yorkshire areas in the top 10 affected places with an infection rate of 678.4 for every 100,000 people tested and 3,952 confirmed cases. Barnsley had the highest infection rate in the county at 768.4 with 1,884 confirmed cases, which is also the fourth highest in England.
Leicester’s infection rate is still the highest at 1,083.8 – 28 per cent higher than the second highest area.
Leicester has an infection rate of 1,083.8 and 3,850 confirmed cases. The city's infection rate is 28 per cent higher than the next highest infected area per 100,000 of the population (photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images).
Photo: Ross Kinnaird
2. Oldham, Greater Manchester
Oldham, Greater Manchester has the second highest infection rate in England at 777.9 with 1,833 confirmed cases. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)
Photo: OLI SCARFF
Bradford has the third highest infection rate at 775.9 from 4,168 confirmed cases.
Photo: Christopher Furlong
Barnsley has an infection rate of 768.4 with 1,884 confirmed cases.
Photo: Yorkshire Post