Coronavirus in Leeds: Hotspots revealed with almost 500 new cases in these areas

A total of almost 500 new coronavirus cases combined have been recorded in five Leeds areas last week.

By Daniel Sheridan
Sunday, 4th October 2020, 5:24 pm

According to an interactive map by Public Health England - available to view here - areas around the city centre have recorded the most new cases from September 24 to September 30.

The city's infection rate is now at at 140.5 per 100,000 people, Leeds Council revealed this weekend.

The following areas have seen the most cases between September 24 and September 30:

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Hyde Park Corner & Woodhouse Cliff: 167

Woodhouse & Little London: 98

University & Little Woodhouse: 92

Leeds City Centre: 75

Hyde Park: 63

In total, 495 new cases were recorded in the areas above during the timeframe.

The University of Leeds is due to begin publishing data of coronavirus cases on campus this week.

A total of 346 people have died in Leeds from the virus according to Public Health data - the highest figure in Yorkshire.

The death toll in the county from the virus now stands at 2,984.

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