Covid cases in Yorkshire: The weekly infection rate of every area as Selby and Kirklees are hotspots

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

Sunday, 2nd May 2021, 11:45 am
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Selby has the highest rate in England with 99 new cases recorded in the seven days to April 24 - the equivalent of 109.2 cases per 100,00 people. The sharp rise in the area is due to a workplace outbreak, public health officials have said.

The latest figures, for the seven days to April 24, 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, 168 (53 per cent) have seen a rise in case rates, 135 (43 per cent) have recorded a fall and 12 are unchanged. Images are for illustrative purposes only.

Selby had a rate of 109.2 (99 cases) in the seven days to April 24, up from 46.3 (42 cases) the previous week.

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Kirklees had a rate of 71.9 (316 cases) in the seven days to April 24, up from 58.9 (259 cases) the previous week.
Doncaster had a rate of 65.7 (205 cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 73.7 (230 cases) the previous week.
Barnsley had a rate of 59.1 (146 cases) in the seven days to April 24, up from 57.1 (141 cases) the previous week.
Wakefield had a rate of 56.0 (195 cases) in the seven days to April 24, up from 48.2 (168 cases) the previous week. (photo: SWNS)
Bradford had a rate of 55.0 (297 cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 61.5 (332 cases) the previous week.
Rotherham had a rate of 49.7 (132 cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 54.3 (144 cases) the previous week.
Craven had a rate of 45.5 (26 cases) in the seven days to April 24, up from 29.8 (17 cases) the previous week.
Sheffield had a rate of 44.5 (260 cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 48.7 (285 cases) the previous week.
Calderdale had a rate of 25.1 (53 cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 29.8 (63 cases) the previous week.
York had a rate of 21.4 (45 cases) in the seven days to April 24, up from 15.7 (33 cases) the previous week.
Hull had a rate of 29.6 (77 cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 60.1 (156 cases) the previous week.
Leeds had a rate of 43.9 (348 cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 44.6 (354 cases) the previous week.
Scarborough had a rate of 24.8 (27 cases) in the seven days to April 24, up from 21.1 (23 cases) the previous week.
East Riding of Yorkshire had a rate of 31.1 (106 cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 38.1 (130 cases) the previous week.
Richmondshire had a rate of 14.9 (eight cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 20.5 (11 cases) the previous week.
Harrogate had a rate of 12.4 (20 cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 24.2 (39 cases) the previous week.
Ryedale had a rate of 9.0 (five cases) in the seven days to April 24, down from 19.9 (11 cases) the previous week.
Hambleton had a rate of 12.0 (11 cases) in the seven days to April 24, up from 6.6 (six cases) the previous week.