skip_previous play_arrow skip_next
00:00 00:00
  • cover play_arrow

    Rother Radio (128k) Love Local, Love Music!

  • cover play_arrow

    Rother Radio (64K) Love Local, Love Music!

  • cover play_arrow

    Hit Music Radio (128K) More Music Variety!

  • cover play_arrow

    Hit Music Radio (64K) The Best Variety of Hits!

Local News

The Yorkshire areas where Covid is now spiralling out of control


share close

There are currently eight areas in Yorkshire that have recorded infection rates over 1,000 cases per 100,000 people.

Wombwell North in Barnsley has recorded the highest rate with 1,240.3 cases per 100,000 people.

READ MORE: All the things you can do again from Monday as government confirms July 19 lockdown easing

In the seven days to July 10, the area recorded 2 new cases, leaving it with a total of 97.

According to the map published on the government’s website, Conisbrough North and Barnsley Town & Park Road recorded the highest number of new cases in the seven days to July 10 (67).

To get the latest email updates from Yorkshire Live, click here .

It comes as restrictions are set to lift fully from July 19, dubbed “Freedom Day”.

This will mark the removal of measures that have been in place for the last 16 months such as limits on social contact.

Below is a list of the eight areas in South and West Yorkshire with infection rates above 1,000 and the total number of Covid-19 cases.

South Yorkshire


Conisbrough North, 1,165.1 (82)


Wombwell North, 1,240.3 (97)

Barnsley Town & Park Road, 1,108.9 (142)

Dodworth, 1,077.7 (66)

West Yorkshire


South Kirkby, 1,026.5 (74)


New Farnley & Lower Wortley, 1,085.1 (76)

Kirkstall, 1,009.5 (69)

Horsforth West, 1,176.7 (71)

Download the YorkshireLive app to customise the news that matters to you and get the latest updates first.

Written by: Rother Radio News

Previous post

UK News

Vomiting bug norovirus surging as COVID-19 restrictions lift, experts warn

Public health experts are warning of a surge in the vomiting bug norovirus as COVID-19 restrictions ease.The highly infectious norovirus, which causes vomiting and diarrhoea, normally peaks in winter months. But cases of the bug have recently been increasing across England.Public Health England (PHE) has warned: "It is possible that unusual or out-of-season increases could be seen in the coming months following further easing of COVID-19 control measures."Outbreaks have been particularly concentrated in nursery and childcare facilities with far more […]