Latest coronavirus case rate in Sheffield as THREE parts of South Yorkshire rise

Here is Tuesday's update of the rolling seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19 for every local authority in England.

Wednesday, 22nd July 2020, 11:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd July 2020, 11:56 am

The figures, for the seven days to July 18, are based on tests carried out in laboratories (pillar one of the Government's testing programme) and in the wider community (pillar two).

The rate is expressed as the number of new cases per 100,000 population.

Data for the most recent three days (July 19-21) has been excluded as it is incomplete and likely to be revised.

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In Blackburn with Darwen, the rate has jumped from 47.7 in the seven days to July 11 to 78.6 in the seven days to July 18, with 117 new cases recorded.

Second on the list is Leicester, where the rate has gone down from 125.6 to 73.8, and where 262 new cases have been recorded.

Other areas reporting notable week-on-week jumps include:

- Oadby and Wigston (up from 38.6 to 68.4, with 39 new cases recorded in the seven days to July 18)

- Rochdale (up from 40.5 to 46.8, with 103 new cases)

- Hyndburn (up from 4.9 to 32.2, with 26 new cases)

- Sandwell (up from 8.6 to 22.3, with 73 new cases)

The list is based on Public Health England figures updated on July 21 on the Government's coronavirus online dashboard.

Here is the list in full, showing the rate of new cases in the seven days to July 18, followed by the equivalent figure for the previous seven days to July 11.

Blackburn with Darwen 78.6 47.7

Leicester 73.8 125.6

Oadby and Wigston 68.4 38.6

Rochdale 46.8 40.5

Bradford 41.1 36.1

Eden 34.0 7.6

Hyndburn 32.2 4.9

Pendle 30.6 79.9

Luton 29.4 23.8

Kirklees 28.3 30.1

Northampton 27.1 22.7

Carlisle 24.0 21.2

Herefordshire 23.9 37.5

Rotherham 23.4 16.6

Sandwell 22.3 8.6

Eastbourne 22.3 24.2

Ashford 21.7 11.6

Calderdale 20.9 21.4

Peterborough 20.9 35.8

Wakefield 20.0 16.8

Gravesham 18.8 10.3

East Staffordshire 16.9 28.7

Braintree 16.5 21.8

Corby 15.5 9.9

Bedford 15.1 8.7

Hackney and City of London 14.9 6.6

Oldham 14.9 17.4

Kettering 13.8 24.7

Barnsley 13.1 11.0

Dartford 12.8 17.3

Manchester 12.6 13.3

Thanet 12.0 14.8

Sheffield 11.8 13.6

Doncaster 7.1 6.8