The Leeds areas with the highest Covid infection rates this week

The worst Covid infection rate hotspots in Leeds this week as new vaccine breakthrough announced

As pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announces it has made a coronavirus vaccine breakthrough, these are the Leeds areas with the highest Covid rates this week.

By Abbey Maclure
Monday, 9th November 2020, 7:26 pm

The Prime Minister said the Pfizer vaccine news was a sign the “scientific cavalry” was on its way, but stressed it was “very, very early days”. In Leeds, the average rate of Covid-19 infections in Leeds currently stands at 442.8 new cases per 100,000 people and is rising week-on-week. But some Leeds neighbourhoods have emerged as particular areas of concern, with infection rates at more than 600 new cases per 100,000 people in 13 areas of the city. Here are the worst-affected areas in Leeds with a rate of more than 600 new cases per 100,000 people in the seven days to November 4, the latest available figures. Images are for illustrative purposes only.

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