The Leeds areas where Covid infection rates are currently falling fastest as city enters Tier 3

People in Leeds must follow the strictest Tier 3 restrictions from today, despite Covid infection rates falling across most of the city.

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 4:45 pm
Infection rates are falling quickly in the city centre and parts of Pudsey

The average infection rate in Leeds has dropped to 179.2 new cases per 100,000 people and some Leeds neighbourhoods are seeing rates fall very quickly. Infection rates have halved in 43 out of 107 Middle Super Output Areas in Leeds (a geographic measurement of around 7,200 people) over the last seven days. These are the 15 Leeds areas where infection rates dropped the most sharply in the seven days to November 26, the latest available figures, compared to the previous week. Images are for illustrative purposes only.

Middleton Town Street had five new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 63.4 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 85.3 per cent from the previous week
Belle Isle South had five new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 87.4 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 80.8 per cent from the previous week

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Hyde Park had seven new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 82.7 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 75.9 per cent from the previous week
Garforth West had 12 new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 200.5 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 74.5 per cent from the previous week
Horsforth West had six new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 99.4 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 72.7 per cent from the previous week
Pudsey South East had 13 new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 180.3 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 70.5 per cent from the previous week
Garforth South, Swillington and Little Preston had 11 new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 162.1 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 70.3 per cent from the previous week
Little City Centre had four new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 29.4 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 69.2 per cent from the previous week
Gledhow had eight new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 135.9 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 68 per cent from the previous week
Yeadon South had four new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 70 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 66.7 per cent from the previous week
Guiseley East and South had eight new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 117.4 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 66.7 per cent from the previous week
Bramley Park North had 10 new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 193.8 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 65.5 per cent from the previous week
Morley East had 15 new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 181.5 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 65.1 per cent from the previous week
Pudsey North East had 14 new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 186.8 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 65 per cent from the previous week
Lincoln Green and St James's had 10 new cases in the seven days to November 26 - that’s a rate of 108.3 per 100,000 people. The rate is down 64.3 per cent from the previous week