The Leeds areas with the highest Covid infection rates as Delta variant cases rise 46% in a week

Cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19 first identified in India have risen 46 per cent in a week across the UK, new figures show.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 12:08 pm
Here we reveal the Leeds areas with the highest rates in the seven days to June 22

Public Health England (PHE) said there had been 35,204 more cases since last week to reach a total of 111,157 – a 46 per cent increase.

Leeds recorded an infection rate of 266.7 in the seven days to June 22, the latest available figures. That's up 41.8 per cent from the previous week.

But some neighbourhoods have far higher infection rates.

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Hyde Park recorded 122 new cases, a rate of 1,440.9. It’s up 3.4% from the previous week.

Here we reveal the Leeds areas with the highest rates in the seven days to June 22. All images are for illustrative purposes only.

Hyde Park Corner & Woodhouse Cliff recorded 131 new cases, a rate of 942.9. It’s down 11.5% from the previous week.
Headingley recorded 82 new cases, a rate of 861.4. It’s up 28.1% from the previous week.
Burley recorded 63 new cases, a rate of 719.4. It’s up 40% from the previous week.
University & Little Woodhouse recorded 75 new cases, a rate of 654. It’s up 31.6% from the previous week.
Woodhouse & Little London recorded 82 new cases, a rate of 618.7. It’s up 57.7% from the previous week.
Kippax East, Micklefield & Allerton Bywater recorded 39 new cases, a rate of 584.6 . It’s up 290% from the previous week.
Leeds City Centre recorded 71 new cases, a rate of 522.2 . It’s up 115.2% from the previous week.
Yeadon South recorded 26 new cases, a rate of 454.8. It’s up 188.9% from the previous week.
Horsforth West recorded 27 new cases, a rate of 447.5. It’s up 145.5% from the previous week.
Leeds Dock, Hunslet & Stourton recorded 35 new cases, a rate of 416.0. It’s up 75% from the previous week.
Gledhow recorded 24 new cases, a rate of 407.7. It’s up 500% from the previous week.