Local Covid-19 cases continue to rise in week following Christmas


The latest figures have been released showing that all local areas have once again seen a significant increase in Covid-19 cases compared to the previous week.

The map, produced by Public Health England, has been updated to show where the new coronavirus cases have been recorded during the 7 day period ending January 3rd.

The map breaks down areas by 'middle super output areas' and shows that the infection rate have more than doubled in some local areas including Alderley Edge where the infection rate per 100,000 people has reached 930.2.

These latest figures from Public Health England show the number of cases during the 7 day period and the infection rate per 100,000 people.

• Alderley Edge and Chelford – 77 930.2 (175%)

• Handforth and Dean Row – 58 533.6 (41.5%)

• Mobberley, Plumley and High Legh – 82 685.2 (110.3%)

• Wilmslow Town – 46 656.2 (100%)

• Lacey Green and Wilmslow Park - 45 681.5 (21.6%)

• Fulshaw Park and Lindow - 40 553.3 (60%)

• Prestbury and Adlington - 32 625.6 (52.4%)

% = change from previous 7 day period.

During this seven day period, Cheshire East had 1814 cases, which represents a 71.5% increase on the previous 7 days. The infection rate per 100,000 is 472.2.



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Vic Barlow
Wednesday 13th January 2021 at 9:11 pm
Looks like the residents of CEC are doing their duty
From BBC Website Jan 13
Cheshire East
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406 cases per 100,000 people in the latest week 3 Jan-9 Jan. The average area in England had 526*.
cases in the latest week 3 Jan-9 Jan
compared with the previous week