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The Yorkshire areas where Covid is now spiralling out of control

today16/07/2021

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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).

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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

Doncaster

Conisbrough North, 1,165.1 (82)

Barnsley

Wombwell North, 1,240.3 (97)

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

Dodworth, 1,077.7 (66)

West Yorkshire

Wakefield

South Kirkby, 1,026.5 (74)

Leeds

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

Kirkstall, 1,009.5 (69)

Horsforth West, 1,176.7 (71)

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Written by: Rother Radio News


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