These Leeds neighbourhoods have the highest infection rates in the city

Is lockdown in Leeds working? The 26 Leeds areas where Covid infection rates are double the national average

Is the latest lockdown in Leeds working?

Monday, 8th March 2021, 6:00 am

Official Government figures show that since mid-January the rate of positive Covid cases per 100,000 people in Leeds has been falling. It's now down to 113.2, but the figure is still higher than the average infection rate in England - which stands at 69.9 cases per 100,000 people.

Infection rates vary across the city's local neighbourhoods and 26 Leeds areas recorded an infection rate of DOUBLE the national average in the seven days to March 2, the latest available figures.

The neighbourhoods with an infection rate of more than 139.8 are: Roundhay West, Garforth West, Belle Isle North, Morley Bruntcliffe & Woodkirk, Morley East, Farsley South, Stanningley & Pudsey North West, Rodley & Stanningley Park, Colton, Austhorpe & Whitkirk, Morley North & Gildersome East, Yeadon East, Bramley Fall.

Plus these 15 Leeds areas, which recorded the highest infection rates in the city. All images are for illustrative purposes.

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