Here are the areas with the highest Covid rates in the city

The Leeds areas with the highest Covid infection rates as Indian variant concerns grow

Lockdown is gradually lifting in Leeds and across England - but there are some areas where coronavirus cases remain high.

Friday, 14th May 2021, 10:59 am
Updated Friday, 14th May 2021, 11:00 am

And although case rates have predominantly fallen across the country, the so-called Indian variant is fast becoming a cause of concern for the Government with infections identified across the UK.

There are fears the roadmap out of lockdown could be threatened by the new variant.

The latest figures show 42 out of 107 neighbourhoods in Leeds saw an increase in infections in the latest seven-day period, the first week of May.

Now with gyms, bars and restaurants also open to customers again, we reveal which neighbourhoods had the highest infection rate per 100,000 people between May 1 and May 8.

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