Covid cases in Yorkshire: The weekly infection rate of every area as Indian variant concerns grow

This is the weekly Covid-19 infection rate of every local authority area in Yorkshire.

Sunday, 16th May 2021, 11:45 am
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The latest figures, for the seven days to May 9, 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 people. Data for the most recent days has been excluded as it is incomplete and does not reflect the true number of cases. Of the 315 local areas in England, 159 (50 per cent) have seen a rise in case rates, 140 (44 per cent) have recorded a fall and 16 are unchanged. Images are for illustrative purposes only.

Selby had a rate of 69.5 (63 cases) in the seven days to May 9, up from 61.8 (56 cases) the previous week.
Kirklees had a rate of 57.8 (254 cases) in the seven days to May 9, up from 56.2 (247 cases) the previous week.

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Wakefield had a rate of 54.0 (188 cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 55.4 (193 cases) the previous week. (photo: SWNS)
Barnsley had a rate of 53.9 (133 cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 60.4 (149 cases) the previous week.
Leeds had a rate of 51.4 (408 cases) in the seven days to May 9, up from 44.3 (351 cases) the previous week.
Sheffield had a rate of 47.5 (278 cases) in the seven days to May 9, up from 47.2 (276 cases) the previous week.
Doncaster had a rate of 46.5 (145 cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 59.0 (184 cases) the previous week.
Craven had a rate of 15.8 (nine cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 17.5 (10 cases) the previous week.
Rotherham had a rate of 40.3 (107 cases) in the seven days to May 9, up from 33.5 (89 cases) the previous week.
Hull had a rate of 30.8 (80 cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 39.3 (102 cases) the previous week.
Calderdale had a rate of 39.7 (84 cases) in the seven days to May 9, up from 35.5 (75 cases) the previous week.
Scarborough had a rate of 10.1 (11 cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 13.8 (15 cases) the previous week.
Richmondshire had a rate of 24.2 (13 cases) in the seven days to May 9, up from 9.3 (five cases) the previous week.
York had a rate of 18.0 (38 cases) in the seven days to May 9, up from 17.6 (37 cases) the previous week.
Bradford had a rate of 43.7 (236 cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 49.7 (268 cases) the previous week.
Hambleton had a rate of 10.9 (10 cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 14.2 (13 cases) the previous week.
Harrogate had a rate of 14.9 (24 cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 17.4 (28 cases) the previous week.
East Riding of Yorkshire had a rate of 24.3 (83 cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 29.3 (100 cases) the previous week.
Ryedale had a rate of 7.2 (four cases) in the seven days to May 9, down from 23.5 (13 cases) the previous week.