The worst-hit areas of Sheffield in the seven days to September 10 have been revealed. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images).

The 12 Sheffield areas worst hit by Covid-19 this week – including one with 20 new cases

The Sheffield neighbourhoods worst affected by coronavirus in the seven days before the city was declared an ‘area of concern’ have been revealed.

Tuesday, 15th September 2020, 12:47 pm

The city was named on the Government’s coronavirus watchlist on Friday, 11 September following a rise in infections. In the seven days to this date, there were 45 cases per 100,000 people in Sheffield. The average area in England had 18.

The latest government data published today, Tuesday, September 15, covers the period up to September 10. It reveals no fewer than 23 city neighbourhoods registered at least five positive Covid-19 cases. Twenty cases were identified in one area of Sheffield, while a further three neighbourhoods registered 10 or more cases.

The area breakdown only shows neighbourhoods with three or more cases to avoid identifying individuals.

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