Here are the Leeds areas with the highest Covid rates (Photo: Gov.uk)

Covid in Leeds: Here are the areas with the highest infection rates in the city

Many Covid restrictions have now been lifted in England.

Thursday, 29th July 2021, 4:45 pm

The latest Government figures show that coronavirus cases are falling across Leeds The city recorded an infection rate of 474.8 new cases per 100,000 people in the seven days to July 23 - down 27 per cent from the previous week.

But some Leeds neighbourhoods have much higher rates than the city's average. Here we reveal the Leeds areas with the highest infection rates.

The figures for the seven days to July 23 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. Images are for illustrative purposes only.

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