The following Leeds areas have the highest infection rates in the city

The Leeds areas with the highest Covid infection rates as Indian variant surge puts roadmap at risk

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

Saturday, 29th May 2021, 11:45 am

And although case rates have predominantly fallen across the country, concerns are growing after cases of the Indian variant doubled in a week.

It is now the dominant strain in the UK, one expert said. and there are fears the roadmap out of lockdown could be threatened by the new variant.

Here we reveal which Leeds neighbourhoods had the highest infection rate per 100,000 people between May 17 and May 23, the latest available figures.

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