Is lockdown in Leeds working? Here are the areas where Covid infections are falling the fastest

Is the latest lockdown in Leeds working?

Thursday, 4th February 2021, 4:45 pm
Here are the Leeds areas where Covid infections are falling the fastest

Official Government figures show that since mid-January the rate of positive Covid cases per 100,000 people in Leeds has been falling. Leeds has now been in a lockdown for more than a month and the latest figures show 76 out of 107 neighbourhoods have seen a drop in new infections. Here we reveal which areas have seen the biggest drop in case rates per between January 22 and January 29. All images are for illustrative purposes.

Otley North has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by around 100%, from 114 to an estimated zero. The area recorded fewer than three cases, so the exact infection rate is not available to protect the identity of those infected.
Carr Manor has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 77%, from 285.6 to 64.9

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Aberford, Barwick & Thorner has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 71%, from 325.6 to 93
Colton, Austhorpe & Whitkirk has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 71%, from 387 to 110.6
Adel has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 69%, from 230.7 to 71
Methley has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 68%, from 265.1 to 83.7
Chapel Allerton North has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 68%, from 416.8 to 134
Headingley has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 67%, from 283.6 to 94.5
Bramley South & Upper Armley has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 64%, from 512.8 to 182.3
Gipton South & Killingbeck Park has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 63%, from 371.2 to 137.5
Moortown has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 62%, from 215.7 to 80.9
Hyde Park has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 62%, from 189 to 70.9
Cross Gates West & Killingbeck has seen rates of positive Covid cases fall by 58%, from 378.3 to 157.6