The weekly Covid infection rate of every Yorkshire area as Bradford, Hull and Barnsley are hotspots

This is the weekly Covid-19 infection rate of every local authority area in Yorkshire.

Sunday, 7th March 2021, 11:45 am
This is the weekly Covid-19 infection rate of every local authority area in Yorkshire.

Bradford has the highest infection rate in Yorkshire with 157.3 cases per 100,00 people. The case rate in Hull has risen.

The latest figures, for the seven days to February 28, are based on tests carried out in laboratories (pillar one of the Government’s testing programme) and in the wider community (pillar two). The rate is expressed as the number of new cases per 100,000 people. Data for the most recent days has been excluded as it is incomplete and does not reflect the true number of cases. Of the 315 local areas in England, 13 (four per cent) have seen a rise in case rates, 299 (95 per cent) have recorded a fall and three are unchanged. Images are for illustrative purposes only.

Bradford had a rate of 157.3 (849 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 218.1 (1177 cases) the previous week.

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Barnsley had a rate of 157.2 (388 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 179.0 (442 cases) the previous week.
Hull had a rate of 159.8 (415 cases) in the seven days to February 28, up from 149.4 (388 cases) the previous week.
Rotherham had a rate of 137.5 (365 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 188.0 (499 cases) the previous week.
Doncaster had a rate of 133.7 (417 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 181.2 (565 cases) the previous week.
Leeds had a rate of 127.8 (1014 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 167.1 (1325 cases) the previous week.
Kirklees had a rate of 131.2 (577 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 189.9 (835 cases) the previous week.
Wakefield had a rate of 132.9 (463 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 186.0 (648 cases) the previous week. (photo: SWNS)
Sheffield had a rate of 99.5 (582 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 136.4 (798 cases) the previous week.
Calderdale had a rate of 103.6 (219 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 169.8 (359 cases) the previous week.
East Riding of Yorkshire had a rate of 77.7 (265 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 119.6 (408 cases) the previous week.
Harrogate had a rate of 71.5 (115 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 87.7 (141 cases) the previous week.
Richmondshire had a rate of 68.9 (37 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 122.8 (66 cases) the previous week.
Hambleton had a rate of 57.9 (53 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 78.6 (72 cases) the previous week.
Selby had a rate of 55.2 (50 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 110.4 (100 cases) the previous week.
York had a rate of 53.2 (112 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 77.4 (163 cases) the previous week.
Scarborough had a rate of 44.1 (48 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 52.4 (57 cases) the previous week.
Ryedale had a rate of 36.1 (20 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 75.8 (42 cases) the previous week.
Craven had a rate of 29.8 (17 cases) in the seven days to February 28, down from 64.8 (37 cases) the previous week.